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06/03/2021

Who was the best German general ww2?

Who was the best German general ww2?

Franz Halder

Who was the first black general?

Benjamin Oliver Davis

Has the US ever had a female general?

On November 14, 2008, Dunwoody became the first woman in United States military history to achieve the rank of four-star general. Her promotion ceremony was held at the Pentagon, with introductory speeches by United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey.

How did 1st Lt Ashley White die?

White, 24, a native of Alliance, was killed Saturday near Kandahar Province when the assault force she was with triggered an improvised explosive device, the Army said in a statement. Two other soldiers, Kristoffer Domeij, 29, and Christopher Horns, 20, also were killed.

Where is Jessica Lynch now?

Lynch now works as a substitute teacher in Palestine, West Virginia – the same small 5000-person town where she was born and raised.

Did Jessica Lynch marry?

The young soldier who grabbed the nation’s attention when she was captured in Iraq last spring is engaged to Army Sgt. Ruben Contreras, 24, a native of Colorado Springs. The couple plans to marry in June.

How long was Jessica Lynch APOW?

eight days

Who rescued Jessica Lynch?

Eleven American soldiers died and four others besides Lynch were captured. Lynch, who sustained multiple broken bones and other injuries when her vehicle crashed during the ambush, was taken to an Iraqi hospital. On April 1, she was rescued by U.S. Special Forces who raided the hospital where she was being held.

Did Navy Seals rescue Jessica Lynch?

A joint force made up of Army Rangers, Air Force pilots, Marines and Navy Seals pulled her out of harm’s way in an overnight commando raid. The rescue of Jessica Lynch is a testimony to the amazing skills of America’s fighting forces. WTOC spoke with a retired commander with Army Special Forces.

When was Jessica Lynch born?

April 26, 1983 (age 38 years)

When did Lori Piestewa die?

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