List of notable surviving veterans of World War II

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This is a list of notable surviving veterans of World War II (1939–1945).

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Total of 720 veterans listed

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25 Veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Abdullah CD (1923-10-02) October 2, 1923 (age 97) Chairman and General Secretary of the Communist Party of Malaya Malayan Peoples' Anti-Japanese Army  Federated Malay States
Benjamin Abeles (1925-06-23) June 23, 1925 (age 95) Physicist Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
S. Daniel Abraham[1] (1924-08-15) August 15, 1924 (age 96) Businessman, philanthropist US Army[2]  United States
Valdas Adamkus (1926-11-03) November 3, 1926 (age 94) President of Lithuania Lithuanian resistance  Lithuania
Lee Adams (1924-08-14) August 14, 1924 (age 96) Musician US Army  United States
Hans Albert (1921-02-08) February 8, 1921 (age 99) Philosopher Heer  Germany
Marshall Allen (1924-05-25) May 25, 1924 (age 96) Musician US Army  United States
Wolfgang Altenburg (1928-06-24) June 24, 1928 (age 92) General Kriegsmarine  Germany
Walter Althammer (1928-03-12) March 12, 1928 (age 92) Politician Heer  Germany
Kenneth Alwyn (1925-07-28) July 28, 1925 (age 95) Conductor, composer, writer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
James A. Andersen (1924-09-21) September 21, 1924 (age 96) Politician, judge US Army  United States
Bud Anderson (1922-01-13) January 13, 1922 (age 98) Fighter pilot US Army Air Forces  United States
William S. Anderson (1919-03-29) March 29, 1919 (age 101) President and chairman of the NCR Corporation Royal Hong Kong Regiment  British Hong Kong
Valérie André (1922-04-21) April 21, 1922 (age 98) General, neurosurgeon, aviator French Resistance  Free France
Roger Angell (1920-09-19) September 19, 1920 (age 100) Journalist US Army  United States
Ray Anthony (1922-01-20) January 20, 1922 (age 98) Bandleader and trumpeter US Navy  United States
Stefan Arczyński (1916-07-31) July 31, 1916 (age 104) Photographer Luftwaffe
Heer
 Germany
George Ariyoshi (1926-03-12) March 12, 1926 (age 94) Governor of Hawaii (1974–1986) US Army  United States
Michael Arnold [de] (1928-12-27) December 27, 1928 (age 91) Professor Heer  Germany
Stanisław Aronson (1925-05-06) May 6, 1925 (age 95) Order of Polonia Restituta recipient Home Army  Poland
Austin Asche (1925-11-28) November 28, 1925 (age 94) Administrator of the Northern Territory, judge Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Yitzhak Arad (1926-11-11) November 11, 1926 (age 94) Historian, author, general Soviet partisans  Soviet Union
Helmut Ashley (1919-09-17) September 17, 1919 (age 101) Cinematographer Wehrmacht  Germany
Vasily Astafyev [ru] (1919-10-26) October 26, 1919 (age 101) Soviet Army colonel; Hero of the Soviet Union Red Army  Soviet Union
Roy Austen-Smith (1924-06-28) June 28, 1924 (age 96) RAF air marshal Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom

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81 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Sheldon Bach 1925 (age 94–95) Psychologist, psychoanalyst US Armed Forces  United States
Robert L. Backman (1922-03-22) March 22, 1922 (age 98) Lawyer, politician US Army  United States
Peter Badie (1925-05-17) May 17, 1925 (age 95) Jazz bass guitarist US Navy  United States
Dave Bailey (1926-02-22) February 22, 1926 (age 94) Musician US Army Air Forces  United States
Ronald James Baker (1924-08-24) August 24, 1924 (age 96) Academic administrator Royal Air Force  Canada
Victor Balashov (1924-12-24) December 24, 1924 (age 95) Broadcaster Red Army  Soviet Union
Walter Balderson (1926-09-19) September 19, 1926 (age 94) Television pioneer US Navy  United States
Vincent Ball (1923-12-04) December 4, 1923 (age 96) Actor Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Clinton Ballou (1923-06-18) June 18, 1923 (age 97) Biochemist, professor US Navy  United States
James Bama (1926-04-28) April 28, 1926 (age 94) Artist US Army Air Corps  United States
Bob Barker (1923-12-12) December 12, 1923 (age 96) Game show host US Navy  United States
Haven J. Barlow (1922-01-04) January 4, 1922 (age 98) Politician US Navy  United States
Phil Batt (1927-03-04) March 4, 1927 (age 93) 29th Governor of Idaho US Army Air Forces  United States
Karlheinz Bauer [de] (1928-04-24) April 24, 1928 (age 92) Former head of Bauer Group Heer  Germany
William Joseph Bauer (1926-09-15) September 15, 1926 (age 94) Federal judge US Army  United States
Léonel Beaudoin (1924-09-13) September 13, 1924 (age 96) Politician Canadian Army  Canada
Julius W. Becton, Jr. (1926-06-29) June 29, 1926 (age 94) American military officer, former FEMA director US Army Air Corps  United States
Harry Belafonte (1927-03-01) March 1, 1927 (age 93) American singer US Navy  United States
V.J. Bella (1927-07-29) July 29, 1927 (age 93) American politician US Marine Corps  United States
Tony Bennett (1926-08-03) August 3, 1926 (age 94) Singer US Army  United States
Paul Berg (1926-06-30) June 30, 1926 (age 94) Chemist US Navy  United States
Alan Bergman (1925-09-11) September 11, 1925 (age 95) Songwriter US Army  United States
Walter Bernstein (1919-08-20) August 20, 1919 (age 101) Screenwriter; The Front, Semi-Tough US Army  United States
Rasammah Bhupalan (1927-05-01) May 1, 1927 (age 93) Social activist Indian National Army  Azad Hind
Ruth Bidgood (1922-07-20) July 20, 1922 (age 98) Poet, historian Women's Royal Naval Service  United Kingdom
Max Bingham (1927-03-18) March 18, 1927 (age 93) Politician Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Walter Bingham 1924 (age 95–96) Journalist British Army  United Kingdom
Bryan Harvey Bjarnason (1924-04-02) April 2, 1924 (age 96) Politician Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Timuel Black (1918-12-07) December 7, 1918 (age 101) Historian, author, activist US Army  United States
Benjamin B. Blackburn (1927-02-14) February 14, 1927 (age 93) Politician US Navy  United States
Robert J. Blackwell (1925-02-26) February 26, 1925 (age 95) Government official US Navy  United States
Eric Blackwood (1921-12-07) December 7, 1921 (age 98) Aviator Royal Canadian Air Force
Royal Air Force
 Canada
 United Kingdom
George Blake (1922-11-11) November 11, 1922 (age 98) Spy Dutch Resistance
Royal Navy
 Netherlands
 United Kingdom
Simon Bland 1923 (age 96–97) Soldier and courtier British Army  United Kingdom
Harry Blank (1925-05-24) May 24, 1925 (age 95) Politician Canadian Army  Canada
Hans Blohm (1927-11-12) November 12, 1927 (age 93) Photographer and author Kriegsmarine  Germany
Hans Blum (1928-05-23) May 23, 1928 (age 92) Singer and Songwriter (Henry Valentino) Kriegsmarine  Germany
Naftali Blumenthal (1922-03-01) March 1, 1922 (age 98) Politician Haganah  Mandatory Palestine
Robert Bly (1926-12-23) December 23, 1926 (age 93) Poet US Navy  United States
Ronald Blythe (1922-11-06) November 6, 1922 (age 98) Author  United Kingdom
Vittore Bocchetta (1918-11-15) November 15, 1918 (age 102) Sculptor, painter & academic Italian Resistance Italian Resistance
Emil Boček [cs] (1923-02-25) February 25, 1923 (age 97) Last surviving Czech RAF Pilot Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Werner Böcking [de] (1929-01-24) January 24, 1929 (age 91) [3] Archaeologist, author Volkssturm  Germany
Gottfried Böhm (1920-01-23) January 23, 1920 (age 100) Architect Heer  Germany
Daoud Bokhary c. 1919 Businessman British Indian Army  British India
Dave Bolen (1923-12-23) December 23, 1923 (age 96) Olympic runner and ambassador US Army Air Forces  United States
Peter Jeffrey Booker 1924 (age 95–96) Engineer, historian Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Jacques Borker 1922 (age 97–98) Artist French Resistance  Free France
George Boscawen, 9th Viscount Falmouth (1919-10-31) October 31, 1919 (age 101) British hereditary peer, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall (1977–1994) British Army  United Kingdom
David Bowker (1922-03-15) March 15, 1922 (age 98) Olympic sailor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Cloyd Boyer (1927-09-01) September 1, 1927 (age 93) Baseball player US Navy  United States
Robert William Bradford (1923-12-17) December 17, 1923 (age 96) Artist Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Lewis M. Branscomb (1926-08-17) August 17, 1926 (age 94) Scientist US Navy  United States
Eve Branson (1923-07-12) July 12, 1923 (age 97) Philanthropist, advocate Women's Royal Naval Service  United Kingdom
Egidius Braun (1925-02-27) February 27, 1925 (age 95) President of the German Football Association Wehrmacht  Germany
Ted E. Brewerton (1925-03-30) March 30, 1925 (age 95) General authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Denis Brian (1923-12-11) December 11, 1923 (age 96) Journalist, author Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Hugo Broch (1922-01-06) January 6, 1922 (age 98) World War II flying ace Luftwaffe  Germany
Manuel Bromberg (1917-03-06) March 6, 1917 (age 103) Artist, professor US Army  United States
Victor Brombert (1923-11-11) November 11, 1923 (age 97) Professor US Army  United States
Mel Brooks (1926-06-28) June 28, 1926 (age 94) Director, actor, producer US Army, Battle of the Bulge  United States
Bobby Brown (1924-10-25) October 25, 1924 (age 96) Baseball player US Navy  United States
Bud Brown (1927-06-18) June 18, 1927 (age 93) Politician US Navy  United States
Geoff Brown (1927-04-04) April 4, 1927 (age 93) Tennis player Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Jim Brown 1927 (age 92–93) Sportsman, politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
June Brown (1927-02-16) February 16, 1927 (age 93) Actress Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Mervyn Brown (1923-09-24) September 24, 1923 (age 97) Diplomat, historian British Army  United Kingdom
Stephen Brown (1924-10-03) October 3, 1924 (age 96) Judge Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Walt Brown (1926-07-28) July 28, 1926 (age 94) Politician US Navy  United States
Andrew Bruce (1924-02-17) February 17, 1924 (age 96) 11th Earl of Elgin British Army, Scots Guards  United Kingdom
Michael Brudenell-Bruce, 8th Marquess of Ailesbury (1926-03-31) March 31, 1926 (age 94) British peer, businessman British Army  United Kingdom
Ashley Bryan (1923-07-13) July 13, 1923 (age 97) Children's book writer & illustrator; Beat the Story Drum, Pum-Pum US Army  United States
Arthur E. Bryson (1925-10-07) October 7, 1925 (age 95) Control theorist US Navy  United States
James L. Buckley (1923-03-09) March 9, 1923 (age 97) Politician; New York senator (1971–1977) US Navy  United States
Carl Olaf Bue Jr. (1922-03-27) March 27, 1922 (age 98) Federal judge US Army  United States
Frederick Buechner (1926-07-11) July 11, 1926 (age 94) Christian author, minister, and theologian US Army  United States
Veljko Bulajić (1928-03-22) March 22, 1928 (age 92) Film director Yugoslav Partisans  Democratic Federal Yugoslavia
Jack Burke, Jr. (1923-01-29) January 29, 1923 (age 97) PGA professional golfer US Marine Corps  United States
Peter Burns 1924 (age 95–96) Architect Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Charles Burrell (1920-10-04) October 4, 1920 (age 100) Musician US Navy  United States
Julian J. Bussgang (1925-03-26) March 26, 1925 (age 95) Mathematician, author Polish Armed Forces in the West
British Army
 Poland
 United Kingdom

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45 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Emil Cadkin (1920-08-26) August 26, 1920 (age 100) Film score composer US Army Air Forces  United States
Ralph C. Capparelli (1924-04-12) April 12, 1924 (age 96) Politician US Navy  United States
Robert Cardenas (1920-03-10) March 10, 1920 (age 100) General US Army Air Forces  United States
Eric Carle (1929-06-25) June 25, 1929 (age 91) Children's author & illustrator Dug trenches on the Siegfried Line  Germany
Harry Carmean (1922-08-05) August 5, 1922 (age 98) Painter US Army  United States
Lou Carnesecca (1925-05-01) May 1, 1925 (age 95) Basketball coach US Coast Guard  United States
Gerard Caris (1925-03-20) March 20, 1925 (age 95) Artist US Marine Corps  United States
Jimmy Carter (1924-10-01) October 1, 1924 (age 96) 39th U.S. President US Navy  United States
William J. Castagna (1924-06-25) June 25, 1924 (age 96) Federal judge US Army Air Forces  United States
Jean-Gabriel Castel (1925-06-21) June 21, 1925 (age 95) Law professor French Resistance  Free France
Patrick Skene Catling (1925-02-14) February 14, 1925 (age 95) Journalist, author Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Nadia Cattouse (1924-11-02) November 2, 1924 (age 96) Actress, singer, songwriter Auxiliary Territorial Service  United Kingdom
Raymond Cauchetier (1920-01-10) January 10, 1920 (age 100) Photographer French Resistance  Free France
Robert A. Chase (1923-01-01) January 1, 1923 (age 97) Surgeon, professor US Army  United States
J. D. Chesswas 1919 (age 100–101) Author, linguist British Army  United Kingdom
Kenneth O. Chilstrom (1921-04-20) April 20, 1921 (age 99) Air force officer US Army Air Corps  United States
Bob Chinn (1923-03-02) March 2, 1923 (age 97) Restaurateur US Army  United States
Henryk Chmielewski (1923-06-07) June 7, 1923 (age 97) Comic book artist Home Army  Poland
Tony Christopher, Baron Christopher (1925-04-25) April 25, 1925 (age 95) Businessman, trade unionist, tax official Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Marc Clark (1923-10-23) October 23, 1923 (age 97) Sculptor British Army  United Kingdom
Ramsey Clark (1927-12-18) December 18, 1927 (age 92) 66th US Attorney General US Marine Corps  United States
John B. Cobb (1925-02-09) February 9, 1925 (age 95) Theologian, philosopher, environmentalist US Army  United States
Eric Cockeram (1924-07-04) July 4, 1924 (age 96) Member of Parliament  United Kingdom[4]
Sterling R. Cockrill (1925-04-07) April 7, 1925 (age 95) Politician, artist US Navy  United States
Avern Cohn (1924-07-23) July 23, 1924 (age 96) Judge US Army  United States
Marthe Cohn (1920-04-13) April 13, 1920 (age 100) Author, spy French Army  France
Tony Collins (1926-03-19) March 19, 1926 (age 94) Football player, manager and scout British Army  United Kingdom
Ena Collymore-Woodstock (1917-09-10) September 10, 1917 (age 103) Solicitor, magistrate Auxiliary Territorial Service  United Kingdom
Leon Comber (1921-09-20) September 20, 1921 (age 99) Author British Indian Army  British India
Fred Cone (1926-06-21) June 21, 1926 (age 94) American football player US Army  United States
Robert H. Conn (1925-06-08) June 8, 1925 (age 95) Government official US Navy  United States
Harry Connick Sr. (1926-03-27) March 27, 1926 (age 94) Attorney US Navy  United States
Paul M. Cook (1924-04-25) April 25, 1924 (age 96) Chemist US Army  United States
Charles H. Coolidge (1921-08-04) August 4, 1921 (age 99) Soldier; Medal of Honor recipient US Army  United States
Jerome Coopersmith (1925-08-11) August 11, 1925 (age 95) Dramatist US Army  United States
Tom Copeland (1924-04-17) April 17, 1924 (age 96) Politician US Army  United States
John Thomas Copenhaver, Jr. (1925-09-29) September 29, 1925 (age 95) Federal judge US Army  United States
Roger Corman (1926-04-05) April 5, 1926 (age 94) Filmmaker & actor V-12 Navy College Training Program  United States
Jack Couffer (1924-12-07) December 7, 1924 (age 95) Cinematographer, director, author US Army  United States
James Cross (1921-09-29) September 29, 1921 (age 99) Diplomat, kidnapped during the October Crisis British Army  United Kingdom
John Cruickshank (1920-05-20) May 20, 1920 (age 100) Recipient of the Victoria Cross British Army
Royal Air Force
 United Kingdom
Charles Csuri (1922-07-04) July 4, 1922 (age 98) Artist US Army  United States
Iris Cummings (1920-12-21) December 21, 1920 (age 99) Olympic swimmer, Aviator Women Airforce Service Pilots  United States
Peter Cundall (1927-04-01) April 1, 1927 (age 93) Host of Gardening Australia (1969–2008) British Army  United Kingdom
Donald L. Custis (1917-07-23) July 23, 1917 (age 103) Surgeon General of the United States Navy US Navy  United States

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32 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Phyllis Dalton (1925-10-16) October 16, 1925 (age 95) Costume designer Women's Royal Naval Service  United States
Ernest L. Daman (1923-03-14) March 14, 1923 (age 97) Mechanical engineer, businessman, inventor US Army  United States
Henry Danton (1919-03-30) March 30, 1919 (age 101) Dancer, teacher British Army  United Kingdom
Louis Danziger (1923-11-17) November 17, 1923 (age 97) Graphic designer, professor US Army  United States
R. W. Davies (1925-04-23) April 23, 1925 (age 95) Professor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Don Marion Davis (1917-10-09) October 9, 1917 (age 103) Actor US Army  United States
Bob Dawson (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 (age 99) Football player Australian Army  Australia
Eugene Peyton Deatrick (1924-11-17) November 17, 1924 (age 96) Colonel US Army Air Forces  United States
Eddie Deerfield (1923-08-24) August 24, 1923 (age 97) Government official US Army Air Corps  United States
Angelo Del Boca (1925-05-23) May 23, 1925 (age 95) Historian Italian Resistance Italian Resistance
Billy DeMars (1925-08-26) August 26, 1925 (age 95) Baseball player US Navy  United States
Vincent DeRosa (1920-10-05) October 5, 1920 (age 100) Musician US Army Air Corps  United States
Gene Derricotte (1926-06-14) June 14, 1926 (age 94) American football player US Army  United States
C. G. Devashar (1924-06-19) June 19, 1924 (age 96) Air marshal Royal Indian Air Force  British India
George Dickson (1923-09-27) September 27, 1923 (age 97) Football player US Army  United States
Allen Dines (1921-11-20) November 20, 1921 (age 99) Politician US Navy Reserve  United States
Klaus von Dohnanyi (1928-06-23) June 23, 1928 (age 92) Politician, First Mayor of Hamburg Volkssturm  Germany
Bob Dole (1923-07-22) July 22, 1923 (age 97) US Senator (1969–1996); 1976 Republican vice-presidential nominee; 1996 Republican presidential nominee US Army  United States
Lou Donaldson (1926-11-01) November 1, 1926 (age 94) Musician US Navy  United States
William I. Donnermeyer Sr. (1924-09-19) September 19, 1924 (age 96) Politician US Navy  United States
Harry Dornbrand (1922-11-10) November 10, 1922 (age 98) Aerospace engineer US Navy  United States
Bruce L. Douglas (1925-07-14) July 14, 1925 (age 95) Politician US Navy  United States
Rex Downing (1925-04-25) April 25, 1925 (age 95) Actor US Armed Forces  United States
Karl-Heinz Drews [de] (1929-12-22) December 22, 1929 (age 90) General Volkssturm
Wehrmacht
 Germany
Roy Drinkard (1920-07-12) July 12, 1920 (age 100) Businessman US Marine Corps  United States
Charles C. Droz (1924-07-08) July 8, 1924 (age 96) Politician US Army  United States
Richard L. Duchossois (1921-10-07) October 7, 1921 (age 99) Sports businessman US Army  United States
Patrick Duffy (1920-06-17) June 17, 1920 (age 100) President of the NATO Assembly Fleet Air Arm  United Kingdom
Roland Dumas (1922-08-23) August 23, 1922 (age 98) Politician, lawyer French Resistance  Free France
Charles Duncan, Jr. (1926-09-09) September 9, 1926 (age 94) Entrepreneur, statesman, and administrator US Army Air Corps  United States
Winfield Dunn (1927-07-01) July 1, 1927 (age 93) Politician; Governor of Tennessee (1971–1975) US Navy  United States
Karl Dunz [de] (1917-02-02) February 2, 1917 (age 103) Author Wehrmacht  Germany

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14 veterans

Birth Notability Service Country
Guy Eby (1918-11-09) November 9, 1918 (age 102) Pilot US Navy  United States
Ray Edenton (1926-11-03) November 3, 1926 (age 94) Musician US Army  United States
Edwin Edwards (1927-08-07) August 7, 1927 (age 93) Governor of Louisiana (1972–1980, 1984–1988; 1992–1996); congressman from Louisiana (1965–1972) US Navy  United States
James Francis Edwards (1921-06-05) June 5, 1921 (age 99) World War II flying ace Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Eberhard Eimler (1930-11-30) November 30, 1930 (age 89) General Volkssturm  Germany
Alfred Einwag [de] (1928-03-18) March 18, 1928 (age 92) Lawyer Heer  Germany
Princess Elizabeth (1926-04-21) April 21, 1926 (age 94) Queen of the Commonwealth Realms Colonel-in-Chief, Grenadier Guards and Auxiliary Territorial Service  United Kingdom
Billy Emerson (1925-12-21) December 21, 1925 (age 94) Singer, songwriter US Navy  United States
Juan Ponce Enrile (1924-02-14) February 14, 1924 (age 96) Lawyer Philippine Navy  Philippines
Jerald Ericksen (1924-12-20) December 20, 1924 (age 95) Mathematician US Navy  United States
Carl Erskine (1926-12-13) December 13, 1926 (age 93) Baseball player US Navy  United States
Daniel J. Evans (1925-10-16) October 16, 1925 (age 95) Politician; 16th Governor of Washington (1965–1977) US Navy  United States
Klas Ewert Everwyn [de] (1930-03-10) March 10, 1930 (age 90) Author Volkssturm  Germany
Anthony Eyton (1923-05-17) May 17, 1923 (age 97) Artist British Army  United Kingdom

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27 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Bob Falkenburg (1926-01-29) January 29, 1926 (age 94) Tennis player, entrepreneur US Army Air Forces  United States
Josef-Gerhard Farkas [de] (1929-07-13) July 13, 1929 (age 91) Hungariologist Volkssturm  Germany
Hubert Faure [fr] (1914-05-28) May 28, 1914 (age 106) Soldier French Army
Free French Army
 France
 Free France
Nicholas Felice (1927-02-05) February 5, 1927 (age 93) Politician US Army  United States
Benjamin B. Ferencz (1920-03-11) March 11, 1920 (age 100) Lawyer; last living prosecutor at Nuremberg Trials US Army  United States
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919-03-24) March 24, 1919 (age 101) Poet US Navy  United States
David Ferry (1924-03-05) March 5, 1924 (age 96) Poet & professor US Army Air Forces  United States
Edward Field (1924-06-07) June 7, 1924 (age 96) Poet & author US Army Air Forces  United States
Frank Field (1923-03-30) March 30, 1923 (age 97) Meteorologist US Army Air Forces  United States
Nathaniel Fiennes (1920-09-22) September 22, 1920 (age 100) British hereditary peer, businessman British Army  United Kingdom
Mario Fiorentini [it] (1918-05-28) May 28, 1918 (age 102) Partisan, mathematician Italian Resistance Italian Resistance
Bernhard Fisch (1926-08-22) August 22, 1926 (age 94) Writer Wehrmacht  Germany
Leonard Everett Fisher (1924-06-24) June 24, 1924 (age 96) Children's writer & illustrator US Army  United States
Jimmy Fitzmorris (1921-11-15) November 15, 1921 (age 99) Businessman, politician US Army  United States
Sergio Flamigni (1925-10-22) October 22, 1925 (age 95) Politician & writer Italian Resistance Italian Resistance
Samuel C. Florman (1925-01-19) January 19, 1925 (age 95) Civil engineer, author US Navy  United States
Loretta Ford (1920-12-28) December 28, 1920 (age 99) Nurse, Academic US Army Air Forces  United States
Patrick Forrest 1923 (age 96–97) Surgeon Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Wieland Förster (1930-02-12) February 12, 1930 (age 90) Painter, writer Volkssturm  Germany
John S. Foster Jr. (1922-09-18) September 18, 1922 (age 98) Physicist US Army Air Forces  United States
Paul Fox (1925-10-27) October 27, 1925 (age 95) Television executive British Army  United Kingdom
Sonny Fox (1925-06-17) June 17, 1925 (age 95) Television host US Army  United States
J. Keith Fraser (1922-02-18) February 18, 1922 (age 98) Physical geographer Royal Canadian Air Force
Royal Air Force
 Canada
 United Kingdom
Russell Freeburg (1923-03-04) March 4, 1923 (age 97) Editor of the Chicago Tribune US Army  United States
Jean Frydman (1925-06-26) June 26, 1925 (age 95) Businessman French Resistance  Free France
Daniel Fuller (1925-08-28) August 28, 1925 (age 95) Theologian US Navy  United States
Andrew Fulton (1927-01-23) January 23, 1927 (age 93) Commander of Maritime Command (1980–1983) Royal Canadian Navy  Canada

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45 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Arnald Gabriel (1925-05-31) May 31, 1925 (age 95) Conductor of the US Air Force Band US Army  United States
Samuel Rhea Gammon III (1924-01-22) January 22, 1924 (age 96) Ambassador US Army  United States
Norman Garbo (1919-02-15) February 15, 1919 (age 101) Author & lecturer US Army Air Forces  United States
Harold Garde (1923-06-07) June 7, 1923 (age 97) Artist US Army Air Forces  United States
Bernard Garfield (1924-03-27) March 27, 1924 (age 96) Bassoonist US Army  United States
Stanley Michael Gartler (1923-06-09) June 9, 1923 (age 97) Biologist & geneticist US Army Air Forces  United States
Philippe de Gaulle (1921-12-28) December 28, 1921 (age 98) Inspector General, Senator and son of leader Charles De Gaulle Free French Naval Forces  Free France
Léon Gautier [fr] (1922-10-27) October 27, 1922 (age 98) Soldier Free French Naval Forces  Free France
Theodore H. Geballe (1920-01-20) January 20, 1920 (age 100) Physicist US Army  United States
Hubert Germain [fr] (1920-08-06) August 6, 1920 (age 100) Former minister (1972–1974); Compagnon de la Libération Free French Army  Free France
Eddie Germano (1924-11-15) November 15, 1924 (age 96) Cartoonist US Army  United States
Harry Gesner (1925-04-28) April 28, 1925 (age 95) Architect US Army  United States
Andrée Geulen-Herscovici (1921-09-06) September 6, 1921 (age 99) Member of the Comité de Défense des Juifs, helped rescue almost one thousand Jewish children Belgian Resistance  Belgium
Roy Gibson (1924-07-04) July 4, 1924 (age 96) Aerospace engineer British Army  United Kingdom
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926-02-02) February 2, 1926 (age 94) French politician; President of France (1974–1981) Free French Army
French Resistance
 Free France
Ivry Gitlis (1922-08-25) August 25, 1922 (age 98) Virtuoso violinist British Army  United Kingdom
I. Leo Glasser (1924-04-06) April 6, 1924 (age 96) Judge US Army  United States
Charles Godfrey (1917-09-24) September 24, 1917 (age 103) Physician, professor, politician  Canada
Howard Golden 1925 (age 94–95) Politician US Navy  United States
Harry E. Goldsworthy (1914-04-03) April 3, 1914 (age 106) Lieutenant General US Army  United States
Wiesław Gołas (1930-10-09) October 9, 1930 (age 90) Actor Gray Ranks  Poland
U. L. Gooch (1923-09-13) September 13, 1923 (age 97) Politician US Army  United States
John B. Goodenough (1922-07-25) July 25, 1922 (age 98) Physicist, 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry US Army  United States
Alfred T. Goodwin (1923-06-29) June 29, 1923 (age 97) Judge; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (1971–1991) US Army  United States
Bert I. Gordon (1922-09-24) September 24, 1922 (age 98) Film director; Village of the Giants, Empire of the Ants US Army Air Corps  United States
Noah Gordon (1926-11-11) November 11, 1926 (age 94) Novelist US Army  United States
René Henry Gracida (1923-06-09) June 9, 1923 (age 97) Bishop Flying Tigers  United States
David E. Grange, Jr. (1925-04-09) April 9, 1925 (age 95) General US Army  United States
Anatoli Granovsky 1922 (age 97–98) Defected NKVD agent, author Red Army  Soviet Union
John R. Gray (1925-05-14) May 14, 1925 (age 95) Politician US Army  United States
Bill Grayden (1920-08-05) August 5, 1920 (age 100) Politician Australian Army  Australia
Bill Greason (1924-09-03) September 3, 1924 (age 96) Baseball player US Marine Corps  United States
Peter Green (1924-12-22) December 22, 1924 (age 95) Historian Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Russell H. Greenan (1925-09-17) September 17, 1925 (age 95) Author US Navy  United States
Martin Greenberg (1918-02-03) February 3, 1918 (age 102) Poet, translator US Armed Forces  United States
Maurice R. Greenberg (1925-05-04) May 4, 1925 (age 95) CEO of American International Group (1967–2005) US Army  United States
Shecky Greene (1926-04-08) April 8, 1926 (age 94) Comedian US Navy  United States
Stu Griffing (1926-11-09) November 9, 1926 (age 94) Olympic rower US Army  United States
Bill Groethe (1923-11-02) November 2, 1923 (age 97) Photographer US Army Air Forces  United States
Hans-Werner Grosse (1922-11-28) November 28, 1922 (age 97) Aviator Luftwaffe  Germany
Werner Grossmann (1929-03-06) March 6, 1929 (age 91) Former East German deputy leader of the Ministry of State Security Volkssturm  Germany
Johnny Groth (1926-07-23) July 23, 1926 (age 94) Baseball player US Navy  United States
Doris Grumbach (1918-07-12) July 12, 1918 (age 102) Writer Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service  United States
Frank Joseph Guarini (1924-08-20) August 20, 1924 (age 96) Politician; New Jersey Representative (1979–1990) US Navy  United States
James Gunn (1923-07-12) July 12, 1923 (age 97) Science fiction writer & editor US Navy  United States

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43 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Barbara Hall (1923-02-03) February 3, 1923 (age 97) Crossword puzzle editor Women's Royal Naval Service  United Kingdom
Gail Halvorsen (1920-10-10) October 10, 1920 (age 100) US Air Force pilot; Berlin Airlift "Candy Bomber" US Army Air Forces  United States
Ian Hamilton (1925-09-13) September 13, 1925 (age 95) Lawyer, Scottish nationalist, participated in the removal of the Stone of Scone in 1950 British Army  United Kingdom
Walter Hanel [de] (1930-09-30) September 30, 1930 (age 90) Political caricaturist Volkssturm  Germany
Arnold Hano (1922-03-02) March 2, 1922 (age 98) Writer US Army  United States
G. Homer Harding (1925-12-07) December 7, 1925 (age 94) Politician US Army  United States
George Hardy (1925-06-08) June 8, 1925 (age 95) Pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen US Army Air Forces  United States
Robert Harlow (1923-11-19) November 19, 1923 (age 97) Writer, academic Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Sheldon Harnick (1924-04-30) April 30, 1924 (age 96) Lyricist (Fiddler on the Roof) US Army  United States
Ted Hartley (1924-11-06) November 6, 1924 (age 96) Pilot, banker, actor, film producer US Navy  United States
Karl-Günther von Hase (1917-12-15) December 15, 1917 (age 102) German Ambassador to the UK (1970–1977) Heer  Germany
Chris Haughey (1925-10-03) October 3, 1925 (age 95) Baseball player US Army  United States
Helmut Hauptmann (1928-03-12) March 12, 1928 (age 92) Writer Heer  Germany
Bernice Falk Haydu (1920-12-15) December 15, 1920 (age 99) Aviator Women Airforce Service Pilot  United States
Bill Hayes (1925-06-05) June 5, 1925 (age 95) Actor US Naval Air Corps  United States
Thomas B. Hayward (1924-05-03) May 3, 1924 (age 96) Admiral US Navy  United States
Eric Heath (1923-11-28) November 28, 1923 (age 96) Artist Royal New Zealand Air Force  New Zealand
Robert Hébras (1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 (age 95) Oradour-sur Glane massacre survivor French Resistance  Free France
Paul Hellyer (1923-08-06) August 6, 1923 (age 97) Engineer and politician Canadian Army  Canada
John Hemingway (1919-07-17) July 17, 1919 (age 101) Pilot, last surviving member of "The Few" from the Battle of Britain Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Emile Hemmen (1923-12-06) December 6, 1923 (age 96) Poet, writer Luxembourg Resistance  Luxembourg
Józef Hen (1923-11-08) November 8, 1923 (age 97) Writer Polish People's Army  Poland
James Hennessy (1923-09-26) September 26, 1923 (age 97) Diplomat, prison official British Army  United Kingdom
Werner Henninger [de] (1929-04-07) April 7, 1929 (age 91) Admiral Volkssturm  Germany
Laurin L. Henry (1921-05-23) May 23, 1921 (age 99) Researcher US Navy  United States
Richard C. Henry (1925-12-17) December 17, 1925 (age 94) General US Army  United States
Elwood Hillis (1926-03-06) March 6, 1926 (age 94) Indiana congressman (1971–1987) US Army  United States
Cyril Hilsum (1925-05-17) May 17, 1925 (age 95) Physicist, academic Royal Navy  United Kingdom}
Georg Himmelheber [de] (1929-08-04) August 4, 1929 (age 91) Historian Volkssturm  Germany
Stuart Hodes (1924-11-27) November 27, 1924 (age 95) Dancer, choreographer, writer US Army Air Corps  United States
Horst-Klaus Hofmann [de] (1928-11-20) November 20, 1928 (age 92) Secretary of the German YMCA Heer  Germany
Hal Holbrook (1925-02-17) February 17, 1925 (age 95) Actor US Army  United States
Earl Holliman (1928-09-11) September 11, 1928 (age 92) Actor US Navy  United States
A. Linwood Holton, Jr. (1923-09-21) September 21, 1923 (age 97) Politician; governor of Virginia (1970–1974) US Army  United States
Amos Horev (1924-06-30) June 30, 1924 (age 96) Military officer Haganah  Mandatory Palestine
Ted Horlick (1925-09-28) September 28, 1925 (age 95) Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Thomas W. Horton (1919-12-29) December 29, 1919 (age 100) Pilot Royal New Zealand Air Force  New Zealand
Tom Hughes (1923-11-26) November 26, 1923 (age 96) Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Evan Hultman (1925-07-15) July 15, 1925 (age 95) Politician US Army  United States
Edwin Hunt (1920-03-20) March 20, 1920 (age 100) Queen's Bargemaster British Army  United Kingdom
Francis Huré (1916-10-05) October 5, 1916 (age 104) Ambassador, writer Free French Army  Free France
Earl Hutto (1926-05-12) May 12, 1926 (age 94) Florida congressman (1979–1995) US Navy  United States
Harold Hyman (1924-07-24) July 24, 1924 (age 96) American Civil War historian US Marine Corps  United States

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3 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Paul Robert Ignatius (1920-11-11) November 11, 1920 (age 100) Government official US Navy  United States
Paul Ioannidis (1924-02-22) February 22, 1924 (age 96) Businessman Greek People's Liberation Army  Greece
Daniel Ivin (1932-04-16) April 16, 1932 (age 88) Writer Yugoslav Partisans  Democratic Federal Yugoslavia

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18 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Philip Jamison (1925-07-03) July 3, 1925 (age 95) Artist US Navy  United States
Stephen A. Jarislowsky (1925-09-09) September 9, 1925 (age 95) Businessman, billionaire US Army  United States
Alexander Jefferson (1921-11-15) November 15, 1921 (age 99) Pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen US Army Air Corps  United States
Edward B. Jelks (1922-09-10) September 10, 1922 (age 98) Archaeologist US Navy  United States
William A. Jenkins (1917-11-02) November 2, 1917 (age 103) Admiral US Coast Guard  United States
Karl Jetter [de] (1929-06-02) June 2, 1929 (age 91) Journalist Wehrmacht  Germany
Norman Jewison (1926-07-21) July 21, 1926 (age 94) Filmmaker Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
David Johnson 1926 (age 93–94) Photographer US Navy  United States
Johnny Johnson (1921-11-25) November 25, 1921 (age 98) Last surviving British member of the Dambuster Raids Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Marilyn P. Johnson (1922-06-19) June 19, 1922 (age 98) Diplomat US Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve)  United States
Bill Johnston (1925-01-02) January 2, 1925 (age 95) Golfer US Navy  United States
Marshall Johnston (1922-07-20) July 20, 1922 (age 98) Diplomat Australian Army  Australia
Dub Jones (1924-12-29) December 29, 1924 (age 95) American football player US Navy  United States
Kenneth V. Jones (1924-05-14) May 14, 1924 (age 96) Composer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Lawrence W. Jones 1925 (age 94–95) Physicist, professor US Army  United States
Raymond Jones (1925-07-18) July 18, 1925 (age 95) Architect Royal Australian Navy  Australia
George Joseph (1921-09-11) September 11, 1921 (age 99) Founder of Mercury Insurance Group US Army  United States
George Judge (1925-05-02) May 2, 1925 (age 95) Professor, econometrician US Army Air Forces  United States

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18 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Rajan Kadiragamar 1922 (age 97–98) Admiral Royal Ceylon Navy  Ceylon
Bernard Kalb (1922-02-04) February 4, 1922 (age 98) Journalist US Army  United States
Adolfo Kaminsky (1925-10-01) October 1, 1925 (age 95) French World War II resistance fighter French Resistance
French Army
 Free France
Walter Kaufmann (1924-01-24) January 24, 1924 (age 96) Writer Australian Army  Australia
Sydney Kentridge (1922-11-05) November 5, 1922 (age 98) Lawyer, judge South African Army  South Africa
John Keston (1924-12-05) December 5, 1924 (age 95) Actor, singer, runner Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Witold Kieżun (1922-02-06) February 6, 1922 (age 98) Economist Home Army  Poland
Elisabeth Kirkby (1921-01-26) January 26, 1921 (age 99) Actress, writer, broadcaster Auxiliary Territorial Service  United Kingdom
Henry Kissinger (1923-05-27) May 27, 1923 (age 97) Statesman, Secretary of State (1973–1977), and Nobel Peace Prize recipient US Army  United States
Kazimierz Klimczak [pl] (1914-02-15) February 15, 1914 (age 106) Soldier Polish Army
Home Army
 Poland
Wilhelm Knabe (1923-10-08) October 8, 1923 (age 97) Politician, Founder of the Green Party Luftwaffe  Germany
Ted Knap (1920-05-26) May 26, 1920 (age 100) Journalist US Army  United States
Jill Knight (1923-07-09) July 9, 1923 (age 97) Politician, life peer Women's Auxiliary Air Force  United Kingdom
Herbert Köfer (1921-02-17) February 17, 1921 (age 99) Actor Wehrmacht  Germany
Barbara Kremen 1922 (age 97–98) Writer Women's Army Corps  United States
Herbert Kroker [de] (1929-08-24) August 24, 1929 (age 91) Politician Volkssturm  Germany
Hardy Krüger (1928-04-12) April 12, 1928 (age 92) German actor Heer  Germany
Charlie Kulp (1925-09-20) September 20, 1925 (age 95) Aerobatic pilot US Navy  United States

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34 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Robert J. Lagomarsino (1926-09-04) September 4, 1926 (age 94) Politician US Navy  United States
Archie Lamb (1921-10-23) October 23, 1921 (age 99) Diplomat, writer and businessman Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Horst Langes [de] (1928-12-02) December 2, 1928 (age 91) Member of state parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate Wehrmacht  Germany
Phyllis Latour (1921-04-08) April 8, 1921 (age 99) Legion of Honour recipient, member of the Special Operations Executive Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Special Operations Executive
French Resistance

 United Kingdom
 Free France
Lothar Lauterbach [de] (1929-06-03) June 3, 1929 (age 91) Artist  Germany
Peter Lax (1926-05-01) May 1, 1926 (age 94) Mathematician US Navy  United States
Anthony Lazzaro (1921-01-31) January 31, 1921 (age 99) Academic US Navy  United States
Norman Lear (1922-07-27) July 27, 1922 (age 98) Film & television producer; All in the Family, Maude, The Jeffersons US Army Air Forces  United States
Nikolai Lebedev (1921-12-15) December 15, 1921 (age 98) Actor Red Navy  Soviet Union
Jean Lee (1924-07-26) July 26, 1924 (age 96) Soldier Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division  Canada
James Lees (1924-02-14) February 14, 1924 (age 96) Maritime expert, curator Royal Navy
British Merchant Navy
 United Kingdom
Juhan Lepasaar [et] (1921-05-13) May 13, 1921 (age 99) Writer, journalist, former Gulag prisoner Forest Brothers
Luftwaffenhelfer
 Estonia
 Germany
Ülo Lepik [et] (1921-07-11) July 11, 1921 (age 99) Mathematician, academician Schutzstaffel  Germany
Ted Lerner (1925-10-15) October 15, 1925 (age 95) Real estate developer, principal owner of the Washington Nationals US Army  United States
Sonny Lester (1924-11-15) November 15, 1924 (age 96) Music producer US Army  United States
Marv Levy (1925-08-03) August 3, 1925 (age 95) Football coach US Army Air Corps  United States
Albert B. Lewis (1925-10-16) October 16, 1925 (age 95) Politician, lawyer US Army  United States
Guenter Lewy (1923-08-22) August 22, 1923 (age 97) Author, professor British Army  United Kingdom
Peter Lichtner-Hoyer (1925-12-28) December 28, 1925 (age 94) Sportsman & Colonel Heer  Germany
Heinz Maria Lins [de] (1916-11-25) November 25, 1916 (age 103) Baritone Wehrmacht  Germany
Mark Litchman (1925-04-14) April 14, 1925 (age 95) Politician, lawyer US Navy  United States
Ray Livingston (1922-08-29) August 29, 1922 (age 98) Public servant Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Peter Lloyd (1920-12-15) December 15, 1920 (age 99) Aviator Australian Army  Australia
Nina Lobkovskaya (1925-03-08) March 8, 1925 (age 95) Sniper Red Army  Soviet Union
Mujeeb Ahmad Khan Lodhi 1922 (age 97–98) Admiral Royal Indian Navy  British India
Dick Long (1924-05-04) May 4, 1924 (age 96) Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Elgen Long (1927-08-12) August 12, 1927 (age 93) Aviator, historian, author US Navy  United States
Ernst Löschner [de] (1929-06-20) June 20, 1929 (age 91) Conductor Wehrmacht  Germany
David Elliot Loye (1925-04-26) April 26, 1925 (age 95) Author, psychologist US Navy  United States
Dick Lucas (1925-09-10) September 10, 1925 (age 95) Anglican minister Royal Navy  United Kingdom
William R. Lucas (1922-03-01) March 1, 1922 (age 98) Fourth director of the Marshall Space Flight Center US Navy  United States
Johnny Lujack (1925-01-04) January 4, 1925 (age 95) Football player US Navy  United States
Bernt H. Lund (1924-08-14) August 14, 1924 (age 96) Civil servant, diplomat, politician Norwegian resistance movement  Norway
Ted Luscombe (1924-11-10) November 10, 1924 (age 96) Bishop, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church (1985–1990) British Indian Army
British Army
 British India
 United Kingdom

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85 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Terence Macartney-Filgate (1924-08-06) August 6, 1924 (age 96) Film director Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Ian Verner Macdonald (1925-01-19) January 19, 1925 (age 95) Diplomat, entrepreneur Royal Canadian Air Force
Royal Navy
 Canada
 United Kingdom
Maharram Mammadyarov (1924-10-17) October 17, 1924 (age 96) Chemist Red Army  Soviet Union
Branko Mamula (1921-05-30) May 30, 1921 (age 99) Yugoslav Defense Minister (1982–1988) Yugoslav Partisans  Democratic Federal Yugoslavia
George Mandel (1920-02-11) February 11, 1920 (age 100) Author US Army  United States
Emil Mangelsdorff (1925-04-11) April 11, 1925 (age 95) Musician Heer  Germany
Marion Mann (1920-03-29) March 29, 1920 (age 100) Physician, pathologist US Army  United States
Josip Manolić (1920-03-22) March 22, 1920 (age 100) Politician; prime minister of the Republic of Croatia (1990–1991) Yugoslav Partisans  Democratic Federal Yugoslavia
Leroy J. Manor (1921-02-21) February 21, 1921 (age 99) Air Force general US Army Air Forces  United States
Robert Marchand (1911-11-26) November 26, 1911 (age 108) Cyclist French Army  France
Irwin Marcus (1919-03-18) March 18, 1919 (age 101) Physician US Army  United States
Joseph Margolis (1924-05-16) May 16, 1924 (age 96) Philosopher US Army  United States
Lee Marmon (1925-09-20) September 20, 1925 (age 95) Photographer, artist US Army  United States
Leslie Marr (1922-08-14) August 14, 1922 (age 98) Artist, racing driver, Baronet Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Steve Marsh (1924-09-11) September 11, 1924 (age 96) Australian rules football player Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Peter Marshall (1926-03-30) March 30, 1926 (age 94) TV personality & actor US Army[5]  United States
Ray Marshall (1928-08-22) August 22, 1928 (age 92) US Secretary of Labor (1977-1981) US Navy  United States
Gordon Eugene Martin (1925-08-22) August 22, 1925 (age 95) Physicist, author US Navy  United States
Knox Martin (1923-02-12) February 12, 1923 (age 97) Artist US Coast Guard  United States
Mac Martin (1925-04-26) April 26, 1925 (age 95) Bluegrass musician US Navy  United States
Angel Martín Taboas (1918-06-18) June 18, 1918 (age 102) Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico US Armed Forces  United States
Jaswant Singh Marwah (1921-01-21) January 21, 1921 (age 99) Journalist, author British Indian Army  British India
Anthony Mason (1925-04-21) April 21, 1925 (age 95) Judge; ninth Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Miloslav Masopust (1924-09-26) September 26, 1924 (age 96) General 1st Czechoslovak Army Corps in the USSR  Czechoslovakia
Joseph Matarazzo (1925-11-12) November 12, 1925 (age 95) Psychologist US Navy  United States
Helmut Matheis [de] (1917-11-21) November 21, 1917 (age 103) Typographer, calligrapher, graphic artist Heer  Germany
Robert D. Maurer (1924-07-20) July 20, 1924 (age 96) Physicist US Army  United States
Wendell Wise Mayes Jr. (1924-03-02) March 2, 1924 (age 96) Radio and television executive US Navy  United States
Kenneth Mayhew (1917-01-18) January 18, 1917 (age 103) Knight of the Military William Order British Army  United Kingdom
Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow (1921-03-20) March 20, 1921 (age 99) Director-general of UNESCO (1974–1987) French Army
Free French Army
French Air Force
 France
 Free France
William V. McBride (1922-05-25) May 25, 1922 (age 98) General US Army Air Forces  United States
Mike McCormack (1921-12-14) December 14, 1921 (age 98) Politician; Washington representative (1971–1981) US Army  United States
Lloyd McCuiston (1918-03-26) March 26, 1918 (age 102) Politician US Navy  United States
Frank Hampton McFadden (1925-11-20) November 20, 1925 (age 95) Judge US Navy  United States
Charles McGee (1919-12-07) December 7, 1919 (age 100) Air Force officer US Army Air Forces  United States
Robert McGinnis (1926-02-03) February 3, 1926 (age 94) Artist, illustrator US Merchant Marine  United States
Fred McLafferty (1923-05-11) May 11, 1923 (age 97) Chemist US Army  United States
Art McNally (1925-07-01) July 1, 1925 (age 95) American football referee US Marine Corps  United States
Francis Terry McNamara (1927-11-02) November 2, 1927 (age 93) Diplomat US Navy  United States
Henry R. McPhee, Jr. (1925-01-11) January 11, 1925 (age 95) Special assistant to President Dwight Eisenhower US Navy  United States
Kirke Mechem (1925-08-16) August 16, 1925 (age 95) Composer US Army  United States
Hellmut Mehnert [de] (1928-02-22) February 22, 1928 (age 92) Physician, professor Volkssturm  Germany
Bill Mercer (1926-02-13) February 13, 1926 (age 94) Sportscaster, educator, & author US Navy  United States
A. L. Mestel (1926-09-17) September 17, 1926 (age 94) Pediatric surgeon US Navy  United States
Harald Metzkes (1929-01-23) January 23, 1929 (age 91) German painter Heer  Germany
Ed Mickelson (1926-09-09) September 9, 1926 (age 94) Baseball player US Army Air Forces  United States
J. William Middendorf II (1924-09-22) September 22, 1924 (age 96) Diplomat & politician US Navy  United States
Ken Middleditch (1925-10-05) October 5, 1925 (age 95) Motorcycle speedway racer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Larry Miggins (1925-08-20) August 20, 1925 (age 95) Baseball player US Merchant Marine  United States
Bob Miller (1926-06-16) June 16, 1926 (age 94) Baseball player US Army  United States
Jim Miller (1919-05-30) May 30, 1919 (age 101) Australian rules football player Australian Army
Royal Australian Air Force
 Australia
John H. Miller (1925-04-16) April 16, 1925 (age 95) General US Marine Corps  United States
Newton N. Minow (1926-01-17) January 17, 1926 (age 94) FCC chairman (1961–1963) US Army  United States
Maria Mirecka-Loryś [pl] (1916-02-07) February 7, 1916 (age 104) Lawyer, journalist Home Army  Poland
John Matthew Mitchell (1925-03-22) March 22, 1925 (age 95) Charity worker Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Hiroshi H. Miyamura (1925-10-06) October 6, 1925 (age 95) Soldier US Army  United States
Sanford K. Moats (1921-12-04) December 4, 1921 (age 98) General US Army Air Forces  United States
David O. Moberg (1922-02-13) February 13, 1922 (age 98) Sociologist US Army  United States
Hans Modrow (1928-01-27) January 27, 1928 (age 92) Prime Minister of East Germany Heer  Germany
Gwen Moffat (1924-07-03) July 3, 1924 (age 96) Climber, writer Auxiliary Territorial Service  United Kingdom
Jürgen Moltmann (1926-04-08) April 8, 1926 (age 94) Protestant theologian Wehrmacht  Germany
William Moncrief (1920-03-27) March 27, 1920 (age 100) Businessman, billionaire US Naval Reserve  United States
Danny Roy Moore (1925-08-09) August 9, 1925 (age 95) Civil engineer, politician US Army Air Corps  United States
Henry Moore (1921-11-02) November 2, 1921 (age 99) Bishop of Cyprus and The Gulf British Army
British Indian Army
 United Kingdom
 British India
Tom Moore (1920-04-30) April 30, 1920 (age 100) NHS Charities Together Fundraiser British Army  United Kingdom
Bobby Morgan (1926-06-29) June 29, 1926 (age 94) Baseball player US Army  United States
Shigehiro Mori [ja] (1928-01-07) January 7, 1928 (age 92) General; Chief of the Joint Staff of the JSDF (1986–1987), Chief of Staff, JASDF (1983–1986) Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Edgar Morin (1921-07-08) July 8, 1921 (age 99) Philosopher & sociologist French Resistance  Free France
Joseph Wilson Morris (1922-04-28) April 28, 1922 (age 98) Lawyer & federal judge US Naval Reserve  United States
Addold Mossin [et] (1919-12-12) December 12, 1919 (age 100) Neopagan priest Finnish Army  Finland
Ben R. Mottelson (1926-07-09) July 9, 1926 (age 94) Physicist US Navy  United States
Georg Müller [de] (1930-10-01) October 1, 1930 (age 90) Mineralogist Hitlerjugend  Germany
Henry J. Muller (1917-09-16) September 16, 1917 (age 103) General US Army  United States
Paul Muller (1923-03-11) March 11, 1923 (age 97) Actor French Army  France
Charlie Munger (1924-01-01) January 1, 1924 (age 96) Business magnate; vice-chairman of Berkshire Hathaway US Army Air Corps  United States
Sumio Murai [ja] February 1925 General; Chief of the Joint Staff of the JSDF (1983–1984), Chief of Staff, JGSDF (1981–1983) Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Tomiichi Murayama (1924-03-03) March 3, 1924 (age 96) Prime Minister Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
David H. Murdock (1923-04-11) April 11, 1923 (age 97) Billionaire & businessman US Army  United States
Austin Murphy (1927-06-17) June 17, 1927 (age 93) Member of U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania US Marine Corps  United States
Thomas Murphy (1925-05-31) May 31, 1925 (age 95) Broadcasting executive US Navy  United States
Tony Murray (1920-02-08) February 8, 1920 (age 100) Businessman, billionaire French Army
Royal Air Force
 France
 United Kingdom
David Musuguri (1920-01-04) January 4, 1920 (age 100) Soldier British Army  United Kingdom
Gordon Mydland (1922-05-12) May 12, 1922 (age 98) Politician, lawyer US Navy  United States
Jack Myers (1924-10-08) October 8, 1924 (age 96) American football player US Navy  United States
Samuel L. Myers Sr. (1919-04-18) April 18, 1919 (age 101) Economist US Army  United States

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16 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Bill Nankivell (1923-09-07) September 7, 1923 (age 97) Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Giorgio Napolitano (1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 (age 95) 11th President of Italy (2006–2015) Italian Resistance Italian Resistance
Lucien N. Nedzi (1925-05-28) May 28, 1925 (age 95) Politician US Army  United States
Joe Negri (1926-06-10) June 10, 1926 (age 94) Musician, educator US Army  United States
Aryeh Nehemkin (1925-11-02) November 2, 1925 (age 95) Politician Haganah  Mandatory Palestine
Joan Neiman (1920-09-09) September 9, 1920 (age 100) Senator Royal Canadian Navy (Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service)  Canada
Yakov Neishtadt (1923-10-06) October 6, 1923 (age 97) Chess player Red Army  Soviet Union
Harvey Frans Nelson Jr. (1924-01-06) January 6, 1924 (age 96) Ambassador US Navy  United States
Nerio Nesi (1925-06-16) June 16, 1925 (age 95) Politician, businessman, banker Italian Resistance Italian Resistance
Frederick M. Nicholas (1920-05-30) May 30, 1920 (age 100) Lawyer US Army  United States
Artturi Niemelä (1923-08-23) August 23, 1923 (age 97) Homesteader and politician Finnish Army  Finland
George Nigh (1927-06-09) June 9, 1927 (age 93) Politician US Navy  United States
Ian Nish (1926-06-03) June 3, 1926 (age 94) Academic; specialist in Japanese studies British Army  United Kingdom
Peter L. Nissen (1924-01-08) January 8, 1924 (age 96) Aviator and businessman Norwegian resistance movement
Royal Norwegian Air Force
 Norway
John Albert Nordberg (1926-06-18) June 18, 1926 (age 94) Judge US Navy  United States
Abdizhamil Karimuly Nurpeisov (1924-10-22) October 22, 1924 (age 96) Writer Red Army  Soviet Union

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12 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
René de Obaldia (1918-10-22) October 22, 1918 (age 102) Playwright & poet French Army  France
Helmut Oberlander (1924-02-15) February 15, 1924 (age 96) Ethnic German from Ukraine. Accused of war crimes by SWC Heer  Germany
Makoto Ogawa February 1917 Pilot Japanese Imperial Army  Japan
David Ogilvy, 13th Earl of Airlie (1926-05-17) May 17, 1926 (age 94) Scottish peer, Lord Chamberlain of the Household British Army  United States
Jiro Ono (1925-10-27) October 27, 1925 (age 95) Sushi Chef Japanese Imperial Army  Japan
David Oreck (1923-09-17) September 17, 1923 (age 97) Entrepreneur US Army Air Forces  United States
Edward Ormondroyd (1925-10-08) October 8, 1925 (age 95) Author US Navy  United States
Uzzi Ornan (1923-06-07) June 7, 1923 (age 97) Linguist, social activist Jewish Insurgency  Yishuv
Virgil Orr (1923-02-02) February 2, 1923 (age 97) Professor, politician US Army  United States
Hans Ots [et] (1921-12-05) December 5, 1921 (age 98) Engineer, scientist Schutzstaffel  Germany
Donald Owens (1926-09-12) September 12, 1926 (age 94) General Superintendent of the Church of the Nazarene US Army  United States
Oleg Ozerov (1922-06-17) June 17, 1922 (age 98) Soldier Red Army
French Resistance
 Soviet Union
 Free France

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28 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Frank D. Padgett (1923-03-09) March 9, 1923 (age 97) Judge US Army Air Forces  United States
Boris Pahor (1913-08-26) August 26, 1913 (age 107) Writer & publicist Royal Italian Army
Slovene Partisans

 Italy
 Democratic Federal Yugoslavia
Karolos Papoulias (1929-06-04) June 4, 1929 (age 91) Former President of Greece Greek People's Liberation Army  Greece
Rudolph Pariser (1923-12-08) December 8, 1923 (age 96) Physicist & polymer chemist US Army  United States
Victor Parsonnet (1924-08-29) August 29, 1924 (age 96) Surgeon US Navy Reserve  United States
Johnny Pate (1923-12-05) December 5, 1923 (age 96) Bass player & arranger US Army; played with the 218th AGF Army Band  United States
Alastair Craig Paterson (1924-01-15) January 15, 1924 (age 96) Civil engineer British Army  United Kingdom
John Malcolm Patterson (1921-09-27) September 27, 1921 (age 99) Governor of Alabama (1959–1963) US Army  United States
Philip Pearlstein (1924-05-24) May 24, 1924 (age 96) Modern Realist painter US Army  United States
Raymond E. Peet (1921-01-27) January 27, 1921 (age 99) Admiral US Navy  United States
Johnny Peirson (1925-07-21) July 21, 1925 (age 95) Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada
Zbigniew Pełczyński (1925-12-29) December 29, 1925 (age 94) Political philosopher, academic Polish Resistance  Poland
John Peoples (1926-08-26) August 26, 1926 (age 94) President of Jackson State University US Marine Corps  United States
Simon Perchik (1923-12-24) December 24, 1923 (age 96) Poet US Army Air Forces  United States
Solomon Perel (1925-04-21) April 21, 1925 (age 95) Holocaust survivor, author Wehrmacht  Germany
Nehemiah Persoff (1919-08-02) August 2, 1919 (age 101) Actor; Some Like It Hot, Yentl US Army  United States
Jack Petchey (1925-07-19) July 19, 1925 (age 95) Businessman Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Helmut Peters [de] (1930-07-23) July 23, 1930 (age 90) Sinologist, Marxist Volkssturm  Germany
Paatje Phefferkorn (1922-02-26) February 26, 1922 (age 98) Martial artist Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force  Dutch East Indies
Prince Philip (1921-06-10) June 10, 1921 (age 99) Duke of Edinburgh Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Leslie Phillips (1924-04-20) April 20, 1924 (age 96) Actor British Army  United Kingdom
Muriel Phillips 1921 (age 98–99) Author US Army (nurse)  United States
Raimund Johannes Piirvee [et] (1923-03-01) March 1, 1923 (age 97) Forester, ecologist Schutzstaffel  Germany
Bill Pitman (1920-02-12) February 12, 1920 (age 100) Musician US Armed Forces  United States
Sidney Poitier (1927-02-20) February 20, 1927 (age 93) Actor US Army  United States
Wanda Półtawska (1921-11-02) November 2, 1921 (age 99) Subject of medical experiments in Ravensbrück concentration camp, author Polish Resistance  Poland
Martin Pope (1918-08-22) August 22, 1918 (age 102) Physical chemist US Armed Forces  United States
Aris Poulianos (1924-07-24) July 24, 1924 (age 96) Anthropologist & archaeologist Greek People's Liberation Army  Greece

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1 veteran

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Al Quie (1923-09-18) September 18, 1923 (age 97) Governor of Minnesota (1979–1983) US Navy  United States

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30 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Keith Rae (1917-07-30) July 30, 1917 (age 103) Australian rules football player Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Bhisadej Rajani (1922-01-20) January 20, 1922 (age 98) Member of the Thai royal family British Army  United Kingdom
Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger (1927-04-16) April 16, 1927 (age 93) Pope Benedict XVI, the 265th Pope Luftwaffenhelfer  Germany
Anton Rauscher [de] (1928-08-08) August 8, 1928 (age 92) Jesuit Heer  Germany
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. (1927-03-29) March 29, 1927 (age 93) Politician US Marine Corps  United States
Dennis V. Razis (1923-05-30) May 30, 1923 (age 97) Oncologist Greek Resistance  Greece
Thomas Morrow Reavley (1921-06-21) June 21, 1921 (age 99) Judge US Navy  United States
Vasily Reshetnikov (1919-12-23) December 23, 1919 (age 100) Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force Soviet Air Forces  Soviet Union
Patrick Reyntiens 1925 (age 94–95) Stained glass artist British Army  United Kingdom
Madeleine Riffaud (1924-08-23) August 23, 1924 (age 96) Poet, journalist, & war correspondent French Resistance  Free France
John Rigas (1924-11-14) November 14, 1924 (age 96) CEO of Adelphia (1952–2002) US Army  United States
Basil Rigg (1926-08-12) August 12, 1926 (age 94) Cricket player Australian Army  Australia
Fred Risser (1927-05-05) May 5, 1927 (age 93) Politician US Navy  United States
Edward L. Rissien October 1924 (age 96) Film producer and executive US Army Air Forces  United States
John Roberts (1924-04-04) April 4, 1924 (age 96) Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Eddie Robinson (1920-12-15) December 15, 1920 (age 99) American baseball player, coach, and manager US Navy  United States
Arthur Rock (1926-08-19) August 19, 1926 (age 94) Businessman, investor US Army  United States
Alan Rogers (1924-12-31) December 31, 1924 (age 95) Football manager Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Richard Rohmer (1924-01-24) January 24, 1924 (age 96) Military writer; Ultimatum Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Charles P. Roland (1918-04-08) April 8, 1918 (age 102) Historian, professor US Army  United States
Andrew Romanov (1923-01-21) January 21, 1923 (age 97) Pretender to the Russian throne Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Roy Roper (1923-09-11) September 11, 1923 (age 97) Rugby union player Royal New Zealand Navy  New Zealand
Klaus Rose [de] (1928-06-03) June 3, 1928 (age 92) Professor of economics Heer  Germany
Justus Rosenberg 1921 (age 98–99) Professor French Resistance  Free France
J. Roy Rowland (1926-02-03) February 3, 1926 (age 94) Georgia congressman (1981–1995) US Army  United States
Rudolf Rückert [de] (1929-01-15) January 15, 1929 (age 91) Mayor of Salzgitter Heer  Germany
Gerd Ruge (1928-08-09) August 9, 1928 (age 92) German journalist, author and filmmaker Heer  Germany
Richard E. Rumble (1922-10-26) October 26, 1922 (age 98) Admiral US Navy  United States
William Russell (1924-11-19) November 19, 1924 (age 96) Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
F. James Rutherford (1924-07-10) July 10, 1924 (age 96) Science professor, radar officer US Navy  United States

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75 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Howard F. Sachs (1925-09-13) September 13, 1925 (age 95) Judge US Navy  United States
Guy Sajer (1927-01-13) January 13, 1927 (age 93) Military writer Wehrmacht  Germany
Alex Salaueu (1926-09-13) September 13, 1926 (age 94) Artist Soviet partisans
Red Army
 Soviet Union
Don Salls (1919-06-24) June 24, 1919 (age 101) American football player and coach US Army  United States
Agadadash Samedov (1924-03-10) March 10, 1924 (age 96) Soldier Red Army  Soviet Union
Sydney Samuelson (1925-12-07) December 7, 1925 (age 94) Film commissioner Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Ashot Sarkisov (1924-01-30) January 30, 1924 (age 96) Admiral, scientist Red Army  Soviet Union
S. H. Sarma (1922-12-01) December 1, 1922 (age 97) Admiral Royal Indian Navy  British India
Frank Saucier (1926-05-28) May 28, 1926 (age 94) Baseball player US Navy  United States
Laurie Sawle (1925-08-19) August 19, 1925 (age 95) Cricket player Australian Army  Australia
Henry Sayler (1921-01-16) January 16, 1921 (age 99) Politician US Army Air Forces  United States
Norman Scarth 1925 (age 94–95) Blogger & political candidate Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Art Schallock (1924-04-25) April 25, 1924 (age 96) Baseball player US Navy[6]  United States
Harold Zvi Schiffrin (1922-09-26) September 26, 1922 (age 98) Professor US Army  United States
Rolf Schimpf (1924-11-14) November 14, 1924 (age 96) German television actor  Germany
Walter Franz Schleser [de] (1930-10-25) October 25, 1930 (age 90) Representative of the Vereinigung Heimatvertriebener Deutscher Studenten Volkssturm  Germany
Helmut Schlesinger (1924-09-04) September 4, 1924 (age 96) President of the Deutsche Bundesbank  Germany
Friedrich-Wilhelm Schlomann [de] (1928-09-05) September 5, 1928 (age 92) Journalist  Germany
Wolf Schneider (1925-05-07) May 7, 1925 (age 95) Journalist Luftwaffe  Germany
Arnold Schulman (1925-08-11) August 11, 1925 (age 95) Writer US Navy  United States
Harry D. Schultz 1923 (age 96–97) Financial adviser, author Heer  Germany
Wolfgang Schumann [de] (1929-06-05) June 5, 1929 (age 91) Member of Landtag of Rhineland-Palatinate Wehrmacht  Germany
Bernard L. Schwartz (1926-12-12) December 12, 1926 (age 93) CEO of Loral Corporation (1972–2006) US Army Air Corps  United States
Ted Schwinden (1925-08-31) August 31, 1925 (age 95) Politician; Governor of Montana (1976–1980) US Army  United States
Vin Scully (1927-11-29) November 29, 1927 (age 92) Sportscaster US Navy  United States
Simone Segouin (1925-10-03) October 3, 1925 (age 95) Resistance member French Resistance  Free France
Vic Seixas (1923-08-30) August 30, 1923 (age 97) Tennis player US Army Air Forces  United States
Charles Grier Sellers (1923-09-09) September 9, 1923 (age 97) Historian US Army  United States
Sen Sōshitsu XV (1923-04-19) April 19, 1923 (age 97) Hereditary master of the Urasenke chanoyu school Imperial Japanese Navy  Japan
Ralph Senensky[7] (1923-05-01) May 1, 1923 (age 97) TV director & writer US Army  United States
Doc Severinsen (1927-07-07) July 7, 1927 (age 93) Trumpeter US Army  United States
Frank Shakespeare (1925-04-09) April 9, 1925 (age 95) Diplomat, president of CBS US Navy  United States
Edward Shames (1922-06-13) June 13, 1922 (age 98) Soldier, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment US Army  United States
Bobby Shantz (1925-09-26) September 26, 1925 (age 95) Baseball player US Army  United States
Pamela Sharples, Baroness Sharples (1923-02-11) February 11, 1923 (age 97) British peer Women's Auxiliary Air Force  United Kingdom
Charles Norman Shay (1924-06-27) June 27, 1924 (age 96) Penobscot tribal elder, writer US Army  United States
Jack Sheedy (1926-09-28) September 28, 1926 (age 94) Sportsman Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Thomas D. Shepard c. 1925 Politician US Army  United States
Robert G. Shulman (1924-03-03) March 3, 1924 (age 96) Biophysicist US Navy  United States
George P. Shultz (1920-12-13) December 13, 1920 (age 99) 60th U.S. Secretary of State (1982–1989) US Marine Corps  United States
Władysław Siemaszko (1919-06-08) June 8, 1919 (age 101) Author, Lawyer Home Army  Poland
Leon Silver (1925-04-09) April 9, 1925 (age 95) Geologist US Navy  United States
Maria Dorothea Simon [de] (1918-08-06) August 6, 1918 (age 102) Sociologist Auxiliary Territorial Service  United Kingdom
Edward H. Sims (1923-05-29) May 29, 1923 (age 97) Author US Army Air Forces  United States
Kirpal Singh (1925-09-05) September 5, 1925 (age 95) Businessman Royal Navy  United Kingdom
John K. Singlaub (1921-07-10) July 10, 1921 (age 99) Army general US Army  United States
Yuri Andreyevich Smirnov 1923 (age 96–97) Linguist Red Army  Soviet Union
Arthur Smith (1915-05-08) May 8, 1915 (age 105) Football player British Army  United Kingdom
Jeffrey G. Smith (1921-10-14) October 14, 1921 (age 99) General US Army  United States
Neal Edward Smith (1920-03-23) March 23, 1920 (age 100) Politician; Iowa representative (1959–1995) US Army Air Forces  United States
Robert M. Solow (1924-08-23) August 23, 1924 (age 96) Economist US Army  United States
Gerhard Sommer (1921-06-24) June 24, 1921 (age 99) Soldier Schutzstaffel  Germany
Mihai Șora (1916-11-07) November 7, 1916 (age 104) Philosopher, writer French Resistance  Free France
Cecil Souders (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 (age 99) Football player US Navy  United States
Pierre Soulages (1919-12-24) December 24, 1919 (age 100) Painter and sculptor  France
Larry South (1925-02-26) February 26, 1925 (age 95) Politician Canadian Army  Canada
Robert Hitchcock Spain (1925-10-26) October 26, 1925 (age 95) Bishop US Navy  United States
Bill Spence (1923-04-20) April 20, 1923 (age 97) Writer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Ronald Spiers (1925-07-09) July 9, 1925 (age 95) Diplomat; US Ambassador to Pakistan (1981–1983) US Navy  United States
Peter Spoden (1921-11-08) November 8, 1921 (age 99) Night fighter ace Luftwaffe  Germany
Richard T. Spooner (1925-09-10) September 10, 1925 (age 95) Author US Marine Corps  United States
Wilfried Stallknecht (1928-08-12) August 12, 1928 (age 92) Architect and designer Heer  Germany
Jeremiah Stamler (1919-10-27) October 27, 1919 (age 101) Cardiologist US Army  United States
Irena Stankiewicz (1925-02-28) February 28, 1925 (age 95) Graphic artist Home Army  Poland
Colin Stannard (1924-02-08) February 8, 1924 (age 96) Archdeacon of Carlisle British Army  United Kingdom
Epaminondas Stassinopoulos (1921-01-17) January 17, 1921 (age 99) Astrophysicist Greek Resistance  Greece
William L. Stearman (1922-06-22) June 22, 1922 (age 98) Government official, author US Navy  United States
Jack Steinberger (1921-05-25) May 25, 1921 (age 99) Physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics laureate (1988) US Army  United States
Willis H. Stephens, Sr. (1925-06-07) June 7, 1925 (age 95) Politician US Army Air Forces  United States
Guy Stern (1922-01-14) January 14, 1922 (age 98) Literary scholar US Army  United States
Heinz Stöcker [de] (1929-01-22) January 22, 1929 (age 91) General Volkssturm  Germany
Larry Storch (1923-01-08) January 8, 1923 (age 97) Comedian and Actor; TV's F Troop US Navy  United States
Lyle Elmer Strom (1925-01-06) January 6, 1925 (age 95) Judge US Naval Reserve  United States
C. D. Subbaiah (1924-03-06) March 6, 1924 (age 96) Fighter pilot, air marshal Royal Indian Air Force  British India
Grigory Svirsky (1921-09-29) September 29, 1921 (age 99) Writer Soviet Air Force  Soviet Union

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24 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Sulev Tailo [et] (1920-12-02) December 2, 1920 (age 99) Poet, artist Finnish Army  Finland
Igal Talmi (1925-01-31) January 31, 1925 (age 95) Nuclear physicist Haganah  Mandatory Palestine
Cyril Tamplin (1921-05-27) May 27, 1921 (age 99) Cricketer British Armed Forces  United Kingdom
Takuma Tanada (1919-10-30) October 30, 1919 (age 101) Biologist US Army  United States
Jiro Tanaka (1917-01-16) January 16, 1917 (age 103) Aircraft & automotive engineer Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Maurice Taylor (1926-05-05) May 5, 1926 (age 94) Bishop British Army  United Kingdom
Sophie Templer-Kuh [de] (1916-11-23) November 23, 1916 (age 104) Documentary subject British Army  United Kingdom
Wayne Terwilliger (1925-06-27) June 27, 1925 (age 95) Major League baseball player US Marine Corps  United States
Robert E. Thacker (1918-02-21) February 21, 1918 (age 102) Aviator & test pilot US Army Air Forces  United States
Mikis Theodorakis (1925-07-29) July 29, 1925 (age 95) Songwriter & composer Greek People's Liberation Army  Greece
Wayne Thiebaud (1920-11-15) November 15, 1920 (age 100) Pop art painter US Army Air Corps  United States
Fletcher Thompson (1925-02-05) February 5, 1925 (age 95) Politician & lawyer US Army Medical Corps & US Army Air Corps  United States
Tim Thompson (1924-03-01) March 1, 1924 (age 96) Major League baseball player US Army  United States
John Thorn (1925-04-28) April 28, 1925 (age 95) Headmaster, writer Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Dan Tolkowsky (1921-01-17) January 17, 1921 (age 99) Commander of the Israeli Air Force Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Aldo Tortorella (1926-07-10) July 10, 1926 (age 94) Journalist & politician Italian Resistance Italian Resistance
Simon Towneley (1921-12-14) December 14, 1921 (age 98) Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire (1976–1997) British Army  United Kingdom
Krastyu Trichkov (1923-04-12) April 12, 1923 (age 97) Politician Bulgarian Resistance  Bulgaria
Vance Trimble (1913-07-06) July 6, 1913 (age 107) Journalist US Army  United States
Charley Trippi (1921-12-14) December 14, 1921 (age 98) Football player US Army Air Corps  United States
Ankica Tuđman (1926-07-24) July 24, 1926 (age 94) First Lady of Croatia Yugoslav Partisans  Democratic Federal Yugoslavia
Joe Turkel (1927-07-15) July 15, 1927 (age 93) Actor US Army  United States
Ralph Turlington (1920-10-05) October 5, 1920 (age 100) Politician US Armed Forces  United States
James Wesley Turpin (1928-12-18) December 18, 1928 (age 91) Founder of Project Concern International, physician, activist US Navy  United States

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3 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Yosh Uchida (1920-04-01) April 1, 1920 (age 100) Sports businessman, entrepreneur, & engineer US Army  United States
Brian Urquhart (1919-02-28) February 28, 1919 (age 101) Soldier, diplomat British Army  United Kingdom
Ishinosuke Uwano October 1922 (age 98) Soldier, prisoner of war Imperial Japanese Army  Japan

V[edit]

11 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Tony Vaccaro (1922-12-20) December 20, 1922 (age 97) Photographer US Army  United States
Jaakko Valtanen (1925-02-09) February 9, 1925 (age 95) General Finnish Defence Forces  Finland
Ronald R. Van Stockum (1916-07-08) July 8, 1916 (age 104) General US Marine Corps  United States
Joe Vancisin (1922-06-04) June 4, 1922 (age 98) Basketball coach and executive US Army Air Forces  United States
Richard Vande Hoef (1925-05-15) May 15, 1925 (age 95) Politician US Army  United States
Dick Van Dyke (1925-12-13) December 13, 1925 (age 94) Actor and comedian US Army Air Corps  United States
Henri Vernes (1918-10-16) October 16, 1918 (age 102) Action and science-fiction writer Belgian Army  Belgium
George S. Vest (1918-12-25) December 25, 1918 (age 101) Diplomat US Army  United States
Weston E. Vivian (1924-10-25) October 25, 1924 (age 96) Politician US Navy  United States
Robert-Rudolf Volk [et] (1921-02-08) February 8, 1921 (age 99) Sculptor and the oldest member of Estonian Defence League Estonian Defence League
Schutzmannschaft
Forest Brothers
 Estonia
 Germany
 Estonia
Inez Voyce (1924-08-16) August 16, 1924 (age 96) Baseball player US Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve)  United States

W[edit]

38 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Angel Wagenstein (1922-10-17) October 17, 1922 (age 98) Film director, author Bulgarian Resistance  Bulgaria
Murray Walker (1923-10-10) October 10, 1923 (age 97) Formula One motorsport commentator & journalist British Army  United Kingdom
Joe Wallach (1923-09-10) September 10, 1923 (age 97) Businessman US Army  United States
Martin Walser (1927-03-24) March 24, 1927 (age 93) Writer Heer  Germany
Sidney Walton (1919-02-11) February 11, 1919 (age 101) Soldier US Army  United States
Wan Haifeng September 1920 (age 100) General Red Army  Republic of China
John Warner (1927-02-18) February 18, 1927 (age 93) Politician US Navy  United States
Stan Waterman (1923-04-05) April 5, 1923 (age 97) Cinematographer US Navy  United States
Josser Watling (1925-05-11) May 11, 1925 (age 95) Association football player Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Billy Watson (1923-12-25) December 25, 1923 (age 96) Child actor US Army[8]  United States
Donald J. Watt (1918-08-10) August 10, 1918 (age 102) Author Australian Army  Australia
William H. Webster (1924-03-26) March 26, 1924 (age 96) 3rd F.B.I. Director, 10th C.I.A. Director and Chairperson of the Homeland Security Advisory Council US Navy  United States
George Wein (1925-10-03) October 3, 1925 (age 95) Jazz promoter and producer US Army  United States
Jack B. Weinstein (1921-08-10) August 10, 1921 (age 99) Federal judge US Navy  United States
Jimmy Weldon (1923-09-23) September 23, 1923 (age 97) Voice actor & ventriloquist US Army Air Corps[9]  United States
Harry W. Wellford (1924-08-06) August 6, 1924 (age 96) Judge US Navy  United States
Paul W. Whear (1925-11-13) November 13, 1925 (age 95) Composer US Navy  United States
Lloyd F. Wheat (1923-04-27) April 27, 1923 (age 97) Lawyer, politician US Army  United States
Alan White 1924 (age 95–96) Writer  United Kingdom
John White 1924 (age 95–96) Art historian Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
G. William Whitehurst (1925-03-12) March 12, 1925 (age 95) Politician US Navy  United States
Leopold Wiel [de] (1916-05-14) May 14, 1916 (age 104) Architect and professor Wehrmacht  Germany
Stephen Wilkinson (1919-04-29) April 29, 1919 (age 101) Musician Royal Navy  United Kingdom
E. J. Williams (1918-01-28) January 28, 1918 (age 102) Politician Canadian Army  Canada
Joseph G. Williams (1920-07-01) July 1, 1920 (age 100) Musician US Army  United States
Hershel W. Williams (1923-10-02) October 2, 1923 (age 97) Medal of Honor recipient US Marine Corps  United States
G. I. Williamson (1925-05-19) May 19, 1925 (age 95) Theologian, pastor, author US Army  United States
Dennis Wilson June 1921 (age 99) Poet British Army  United Kingdom
Edwin Wilson (1923-02-01) February 1, 1923 (age 97) Professor US Navy  United States
Charley Winner (1924-07-02) July 2, 1924 (age 96) Football player US Army Air Forces  United States
William Winter (1923-02-21) February 21, 1923 (age 97) Politician; Mississippi governor (1980–1984) US Army  United States
Graham Winteringham (1922-03-02) March 2, 1922 (age 98) Architect Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Louis Witten (1921-04-13) April 13, 1921 (age 99) Theoretical physicist US Army Air Forces  United States
Dale E. Wolf (1924-09-06) September 6, 1924 (age 96) Governor of Delaware (1992–1993) US Army  United States
Lester L. Wolff (1919-01-04) January 4, 1919 (age 101) US House of Representative member from New York US Air Force Auxiliary  United States
Woody Woodbury (1924-02-09) February 9, 1924 (age 96) Comedian & actor US Marine Corps  United States
Oscar Wyatt (1924-07-11) July 11, 1924 (age 96) Businessman US Army Air Corps  United States
Bill Wynne (1922-03-29) March 29, 1922 (age 98) Former owner of Smoky the dog, author US Army Air Forces  United States

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1 veteran

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Alex Xydias (1922-03-22) March 22, 1922 (age 98) Auto racing driver US Army Air Forces  United States

Y[edit]

6 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Earl P. Yates (1923-12-23) December 23, 1923 (age 96) Admiral US Navy  United States
Chuck Yeager (1923-02-13) February 13, 1923 (age 97) Air Force officer & test pilot; first person to exceed the speed of sound in flight US Army Air Forces  United States
Barbara Yeaman (1924-12-16) December 16, 1924 (age 95) Conservationist Women Airforce Service Pilots  United States
Tom York (1924-11-30) November 30, 1924 (age 95) TV personality US Navy  United States
Robert M. Young (1924-11-22) November 22, 1924 (age 96) Director, screenwriter, cinematographer, producer US Navy  United States
Ihor Yukhnovskyi (1925-09-01) September 1, 1925 (age 95) Physicist, politician Red Army  Soviet Union

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5 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Zvi Zamir (1925-03-03) March 3, 1925 (age 95) General Haganah  Mandatory Palestine
Donald Zec (1919-03-12) March 12, 1919 (age 101) Journalist British Army  United Kingdom
Franklin B. Zimmerman (1923-06-20) June 20, 1923 (age 97) Musicologist, conductor US Army  United States
Zou Jiahua October 1926 (age 94) Politician National Revolutionary Army  Republic of China
Leszek Żukowski [pl] (1929-02-11) February 11, 1929 (age 91) President of World Association of Home Army Soldiers Gray Ranks  Poland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "S. Daniel Abraham, $1.5 billion – In Photos: The 17 Richest Living Veterans". Forbes. July 25, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
  2. ^ Broward Sun Sentinel: "S. Daniel Abraham: Philanthropist and peace maker" by Shani McManus April 20, 2010
  3. ^ "Rastloser Chronist seiner Heimatstadt". rp-online.de (in German). 24 January 2019.
  4. ^ "75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings | WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO". ukwhoswho.com. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  5. ^ "NARA – AAD – Display Full Records – Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 – 1946 (Enlistment Records)". Aad.archives.gov. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
  6. ^ Baseball in Wartime
  7. ^ "NARA – AAD – Display Full Records – Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 – 1946 (Reserve Corps Records)". Aad.archives.gov. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
  8. ^ "William Watson Military Record". National Archives. Retrieved June 21, 2020.
  9. ^ "NARA – AAD – Display Full Records – Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 – 1946 (Enlistment Records)". Aad.archives.gov. Retrieved 2014-03-12.

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