John Basilone (November 4 1916 February 19 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. He was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.
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Alabama-born Captain David McCampbell (January 16, 1910 – June 30, 1996) was an American naval aviator, who became the US Navy’s all-time leading ace with 34 aerial victories during WW2. The third-highest scoring US flying ace of the war, he was the highest-scoring USN pilot to survive the conflict.Here is seen emerging from his F6F Hellcat fighter bomber after scoring his 21st victory, Oct 1944.