Famous former Marines. - Page 2




 
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May 27th, 2004  
Sooners1
 
 
I gotta a WM for ya:

Bea Arthur WWII

The tall lady from Golden Girls.
May 27th, 2004  
1217
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sooners1
I gotta a WM for ya:

Bea Arthur WWII

The tall lady from Golden Girls.
Now that I believe!
May 27th, 2004  
night stalker
 
Wasn't John (Jack) F. Kennedy in the marines during WWII?
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May 27th, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
Navy.
May 27th, 2004  
night stalker
 
wow do I feel dumb. Thanks for the correction Redneck
May 28th, 2004  
eaglestrikes
 

Topic: Marines


Glenn Ford. USMC. Discharged after WWII. Entered U. S. Navy, became Commander.
Sterling Hayden. USMC. During war was recruited and joined OSS. (Later CIA.) Worked for Bill Donovan, head of OSS.
He was in the Service, enlisted in 1943, served honorably, and was discharged. Don Knotts. Army. Rumored to have been USMC. He wasn't.
Audie Murphy, first applied to USMC, not accepted, went into Army. Still most decorated soldier.
John McIlhenney. General USMC. Creator of ......Tabasco Sauce. Name is still on bottle, family still owns it. Created it while serving in Trenches in WW I.
Fred Smith. General Retired. USMC. Owner, CEO, and president. FEDEX.
Stephen Roosevelt son of Franklin Delanore. Served with Carlson's Raiders, participated in Makin Island raid.
Ted Williams, Major, USMC, Baseball Player. Son had him frozen (cryo-genics) then died. Ted was a Pilot. WWII and Korea.
Gene Hackman was a corporal by the way.
Ken Norton.
Leon Sphinx
Montel Williams
George C Scott. 4 year enlistment. 1945. Yep General patton hisself.
Nick Adams
Don Adams. (Get Smart)
Christopher George.
The lis is endless. Semper Fi.
May 29th, 2004  
peiper
 
What was George C. Scott's rank? Considering the movie performance he's gotta be an officer. Wow the man's performance and the resemblence was amazing. Best DVD buy that I've made.

Thanks in advance
May 29th, 2004  
Sooners1
 
 
Must not forget Gunny Hathcock. Not a movie star but just as famous.
May 29th, 2004  
eaglestrikes
 

Topic: Hardly likely.


Gunnery Sergeant Carlos N Hatchcock. White Feather.
Second most prolific sniper in the world, and the Marine Corps. Still holds record at 93 confirmed, one with a 50.cal at 2500 yards.
I worked with him, and was there when he bought it. I don't think I will forget him.
For the record Sgt Chuck Mawhinney was, and is, first at 103 confirmed kills.
More famous or well know Marines:
Clu Gulager
John Donald Imus (Imus in the morning)
James Franciscus
Brian Keith
Brian Dennehy
George Peppard
Jonathon Winters
Lee Trevino and Tug McGraw.
The Everly Brothers Don, and Phil
And so it goes.
May 29th, 2004  
eaglestrikes
 

Topic: Scott


Quote:
What was George C. Scott's rank?
Enlisted. Corporal. Some indication he was up for Sgt. Decided to leave. Honorable.