List of 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 888 veterans listed

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40 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Fortunato Abat (1925-06-10) June 10, 1925 (age 91) Politician, diplomat, general Philippine Commonwealth Army  Philippines
Henry Abraham (1921-08-25) August 25, 1921 (age 95) Academic United States Army  United States
S. Daniel Abraham[1] (1924-08-15) August 15, 1924 (age 92) Businessman, philanthropist United States Army[2]  United States
Anatoliy Achkasov (1923-10-18) October 18, 1923 (age 93) Hero of the Soviet Union Red Army  Soviet Union
Robert Adair (1924-08-14) August 14, 1924 (age 92) Physicist, sportswriter United States Army  United States
Theo Adam (1926-04-01) April 1, 1926 (age 91) Singer Wehrmacht  Germany
Valdas Adamkus (1926-11-03) November 3, 1926 (age 90) President of Lithuania Lithuanian resistance  Lithuania
Lee Adams (1924-08-14) August 14, 1924 (age 92) Musician United States Army  United States
Ben Agajanian (1919-08-28) August 28, 1919 (age 97) American football player United States Army  United States
Daniel Akaka (1924-09-11) September 11, 1924 (age 92) Politician United States Army  United States
Hans Albert (1921-02-08) February 8, 1921 (age 96) Philosopher German Army  Germany
Brian Aldiss (1925-08-18) August 18, 1925 (age 91) Writer British Army  United Kingdom
Frank Allen (1926-12-05) December 5, 1926 (age 90) Australian rules football player Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Marshall Allen (1924-05-25) May 25, 1924 (age 92) Musician United States Army  United States
Marty Allen (1922-03-23) March 23, 1922 (age 95) Comedian United States Army Air Corps  United States
Wolfgang Altenburg (1928-06-24) June 24, 1928 (age 88) General Navy Aide  Germany
Walter Althammer (1928-03-12) March 12, 1928 (age 89) Politician German Army  Germany
Ashot Amatuni (1923-12-23) December 23, 1923 (age 93) Soviet Army lieutenant-general; Hero of the Soviet Union Red Army  Soviet Union
Nicholas Amer (1923-09-29) September 29, 1923 (age 93) Actor Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Bud Anderson (1922-01-13) January 13, 1922 (age 95) Fighter pilot United States Army Air Forces  United States
John B. Anderson (1922-02-15) February 15, 1922 (age 95) Politician United States Army  United States
Michael Anderson (1920-01-30) January 30, 1920 (age 97) Film director British Army  United Kingdom
Philip W. Anderson (1923-12-13) December 13, 1923 (age 93) Physicist United States Navy  United States
Richard Lloyd Anderson (1926-05-09) May 9, 1926 (age 90) University professor United States Naval Air Corps  United States
Mark Andrews (1926-05-19) May 19, 1926 (age 90) Politician United States Army  United States
Roger Angell (1920-09-19) September 19, 1920 (age 96) Journalist United States Army  United States
Ray Anthony (1922-01-20) January 20, 1922 (age 95) Bandleader and trumpeter United States Navy  United States
Alexandr Antsupov (1924-07-07) July 7, 1924 (age 92) Hero of the Soviet Union Red Army  Soviet Union
Karl-Otto Apel (1922-03-15) March 15, 1922 (age 95) Philosopher German Army  Germany
Joe Arenas (1925-12-12) December 12, 1925 (age 91) Football player United States Army  United States
Moshe Arens (1925-12-27) December 27, 1925 (age 91) Politician United States Army  Israel
George Ariyoshi (1926-03-12) March 12, 1926 (age 91) Governor of Hawaii United States Army  United States
Raymond Armstrong (1917-12-14) December 14, 1917 (age 99) Military officer South African Air Force  South Africa
Stanisław Aronson (1925-05-06) May 6, 1925 (age 91) Order of Polonia Restituta recipient Home Army  Poland
Anatoliy Artemenko (1918-12-19) December 19, 1918 (age 98) Soviet Air Force major-general; Hero of the Soviet Union Red Army  Soviet Union
Horace Ashenfelter (1923-01-23) January 23, 1923 (age 94) Athlete United States Army Air Forces  United States
Mikhail Ashik (1925-06-24) June 24, 1925 (age 91) Soviet Army colonel; Hero of the Soviet Union Red Army  Soviet Union
Vasily Astafyev (1919-10-26) October 26, 1919 (age 97) Soviet Army colonel; Hero of the Soviet Union Red Army  Soviet Union
Xavier Atencio (1919-09-04) September 4, 1919 (age 97) Animator United States Army Air Forces  United States
Roy Austen-Smith (1924-06-28) June 28, 1924 (age 92) RAF air marshal Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom

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97 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Sheldon Bach (1925-05-18) May 18, 1925 (age 91) Psychologist European Theatre of Operations  United States
Charles Bachman (1924-12-11) December 11, 1924 (age 92) Computer scientist U.S. Army  United States
Robert L. Backman (1922-03-22) March 22, 1922 (age 95) Lawyer, politician U.S. Army  United States
Peter Badie (1925-05-17) May 17, 1925 (age 91) Jazz bass guitarist United States Navy, 1942–45  United States
Joe Bailon (1923-03-18) March 18, 1923 (age 94) Car customizer; created the candy apple red paint color U.S. Army[3]  United States
Thomas Baird (1924-05-17) May 17, 1924 (age 92) Royal Navy admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Zorawar Chand Bakhshi (1921-10-21) October 21, 1921 (age 95) Indian Army officer British Indian Army  British India
Richard Baker (1925-06-15) June 15, 1925 (age 91) Broadcaster & radio personality Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Ronald James Baker (1924-08-24) August 24, 1924 (age 92) Academic administrator Royal Air Force  Canada
Russell Baker (1925-08-14) August 14, 1925 (age 91) Author & columnist United States Navy Reserve  United States
Walter Balderson (1926-09-19) September 19, 1926 (age 90) Television pioneer United States Navy  United States
Vincent Ball (1923-12-04) December 4, 1923 (age 93) Actor Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Russell Bannock (1919-11-01) November 1, 1919 (age 97) Aviator & test pilot Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Bob Barker (1923-12-12) December 12, 1923 (age 93) Game show host United States Navy  United States
Doug Barnard, Jr. (1922-03-20) March 20, 1922 (age 95) American politician; Georgia representative (1977–1993) United States Army, 1943–1945  United States
Dave Bartholomew (1920-12-24) December 24, 1920 (age 96) Musician, songwriter, & music producer United States Army  United States
Karl-Ludwig Barths (1920-05-13) May 13, 1920 (age 96) President of Volkswagen Canada Ltd. Heer  Germany
Harry Basch (1926-01-16) January 16, 1926 (age 91) Actor & author United States Army Air Corps[4]  United States
Yvonne Baseden (1922-01-20) January 20, 1922 (age 95) Special Operations Executives assistant French Resistance & Women's Auxiliary Air Force  France
Weston Bate (1924-09-24) September 24, 1924 (age 92) Historian Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Phil Batt (1927-03-04) March 4, 1927 (age 90) 29th Governor of Idaho United States Army Air Forces, 1945–46  United States
Karlheinz Bauer (de) (1928-04-24) April 24, 1928 (age 89) Former head of Bauer Group German Army  Germany
Ludwig Bauer (1923-02-16) February 16, 1923 (age 94) Soldier; recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross German Army  Germany
Herbert Baumann (1925-07-31) July 31, 1925 (age 91) Composer Heer  Germany
Geoffrey Bayldon (1924-01-07) January 7, 1924 (age 93) Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Hugh Beach (1923-05-20) May 20, 1923 (age 93) Army general British Army  United Kingdom
Richard Beale 1920 Actor Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Ed Bearss (1923-06-26) June 26, 1923 (age 93) American historian United States Marine Corps  United States
Léonel Beaudoin (1924-09-13) September 13, 1924 (age 92) Politician & insurance agent Canadian Army, 1943–1944  Canada
Beryl Beaurepaire (1923-09-24) September 24, 1923 (age 93) Feminist Royal Australian Air Force (Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force)  Australia
Julius W. Becton, Jr. (1926-06-29) June 29, 1926 (age 90) American military officer, former FEMA director Army Air Corps, 1944–1946  United States
Harry Belafonte (1927-03-01) March 1, 1927 (age 90) American singer United States Navy  United States
Liri Belishova (1923-03-05) March 5, 1923 (age 94) Albanian politician National Liberation Movement  Albania
Wendell Bell (1924-09-27) September 27, 1924 (age 92) Futurist United States Navy  United States
V.J. Bella (1927-07-29) July 29, 1927 (age 89) American politician United States Marine Corps  United States
Tony Bennett (1926-08-03) August 3, 1926 (age 90) American singer United States Army  United States
Roy Bentley (1924-05-17) May 17, 1924 (age 92) Football player Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Paul Berg (1926-06-30) June 30, 1926 (age 90) Chemist United States Navy  United States
Alan Bergman (1925-09-11) September 11, 1925 (age 91) Songwriter United States Army, 1943–1945  United States
Shelley Berman (1925-02-03) February 3, 1925 (age 92) Comedian United States Navy  United States
Walter Bernstein (1919-08-20) August 20, 1919 (age 97) Screenwriter; The Front, Semi-Tough United States Army  United States
Berkley Bedell (1921-03-05) March 5, 1921 (age 96) Politician; Iowa representative (1975–1987) United States Army  United States
Rasammah Bhupalan (1927-05-01) May 1, 1927 (age 89) Social activist Indian National Army  Azad Hind
Max Bingham (1927-03-18) March 18, 1927 (age 90) Politician Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Herbert Binkert (1923-09-03) September 3, 1923 (age 93) German football player Heer  Germany
Benjamin B. Blackburn (1927-02-14) February 14, 1927 (age 90) Politician United States Navy, 1944 to 1946  United States
George Blake (1922-11-11) November 11, 1922 (age 94) Spy Dutch Resistance  United Kingdom
Henry W. Bloch (1922-07-30) July 30, 1922 (age 94) Businessman; co-founded H&R Block tax preparation company United States Army Air Corps  United States
Hans Blohm (1927-11-12) November 12, 1927 (age 89) Photographer and author German Navy  Germany
Hans Blum (1928-05-23) May 23, 1928 (age 88) Singer and Songwriter (Henry Valentino) German Navy  Germany
Robert Bly (1926-12-23) December 23, 1926 (age 90) Poet United States Navy  United States
Philipp Bobkov (1925-12-01) December 1, 1925 (age 91) First deputy KGB chairman (1985–1991) Red Army  Soviet Union
Vittore Bocchetta (1918-11-15) November 15, 1918 (age 98) Sculptor, painter, & academic Italian Resistance  Italy
Paul Bocuse (1926-02-11) February 11, 1926 (age 91) Chef French Army  France
Gottfried Böhm (1920-01-23) January 23, 1920 (age 97) German Architect Heer  Germany
Vladimir Boltyansky (1925-04-26) April 26, 1925 (age 92) Mathematician & educator Red Army  Soviet Union
Michael Bond (1926-01-13) January 13, 1926 (age 91) Author Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Yuri Bondarev (1924-03-15) March 15, 1924 (age 93) Writer Red Army  Soviet Union
John Tyler Bonner (1920-05-12) May 12, 1920 (age 96) Educator United States Army Air Corps, 1942–1946  United States
George Boscawen, 9th Viscount Falmouth (1919-10-31) October 31, 1919 (age 97) British hereditary peer, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall (1977-1994) British Army  United Kingdom
Cliff Bourland (1921-01-01) January 1, 1921 (age 96) Olympic sprinter United States Navy  United States
Johnny Bower (1924-11-08) November 8, 1924 (age 92) NHL hockey player Canadian Army, 1940–43  Canada
Scotty Bowers (1923-07-01) July 1, 1923 (age 93) Author United States Marine Corps  United States
Alan Stephenson Boyd (1922-07-20) July 20, 1922 (age 94) Government official; Secretary of Transportation (1967–1969) United States Army Air Forces, 1942–1945  United States
Cloyd Boyer (1927-09-01) September 1, 1927 (age 89) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Edwin Bramall (1923-12-18) December 18, 1923 (age 93) Field Marshal British Army  United Kingdom
Lewis M. Branscomb (1926-08-17) August 17, 1926 (age 90) Scientist United States Navy  United States
T. Berry Brazelton (1918-05-10) May 10, 1918 (age 98) Pediatrician, columnist, and television host United States Navy  United States
Tony Britton (1924-06-09) June 9, 1924 (age 92) Actor British Army  United Kingdom
Ivor Broadis (1922-12-18) December 18, 1922 (age 94) Football player Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Hugo Broch (1922-01-06) January 6, 1922 (age 95) World War II flying ace Luftwaffe  Germany
William Broomfield (1922-04-28) April 28, 1922 (age 95) Politician; Michigan representative (1957–1993) United States Army Air Corps  United States
Chummy Broomhall (1919-12-03) December 3, 1919 (age 97) Cross country skier United States Army  United States
Mel Brooks (1926-06-28) June 28, 1926 (age 90) Director, actor, producer United States Army, Corporal, Battle of the Bulge  United States
Bobby Brown (1923-03-19) March 19, 1923 (age 94) Football player Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Bobby Brown (1924-10-25) October 25, 1924 (age 92) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Bud Brown (1927-06-18) June 18, 1927 (age 89) Politician United States Navy  United States
Jim Brown 1927 (age 89–90) Sportsman, politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Ronald Brown (1926-08-07) August 7, 1926 (age 90) Bishop Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Mervyn Brown (1923-09-24) September 24, 1923 (age 93) Diplomat, historian British Army  United Kingdom
Stephen Brown (1924-10-03) October 3, 1924 (age 92) Judge Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Andrew Bruce (1924-02-17) February 17, 1924 (age 93) 11th Earl of Elgin British Army, Scots Guards  United Kingdom
Michael Brudenell-Bruce, 8th Marquess of Ailesbury (1926-03-31) March 31, 1926 (age 91) British peer, businessman British Army  United Kingdom
Tim Bruxner (1923-05-18) May 18, 1923 (age 93) Politician Second Australian Imperial Force and Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Günter de Bruyn (1926-11-01) November 1, 1926 (age 90) German Author Wehrmacht  Germany
Ashley Bryan (1923-07-13) July 13, 1923 (age 93) Children's book writer & illustrator; Beat the Story Drum, Pum-Pum United States Army  United States
John Harland Bryant (1925-03-08) March 8, 1925 (age 92) Physician United States Navy  United States
Arthur E. Bryson (1925-10-07) October 7, 1925 (age 91) Control theorist United States Navy  United States
James L. Buckley (1923-03-09) March 9, 1923 (age 94) Politician; New York senator (1971–1977) United States Navy, 1942–1946  United States
Carl Olaf Bue Jr. (1922-03-27) March 27, 1922 (age 95) Federal judge United States Army, 1942–1946  United States
Veljko Bulajić (1928-03-22) March 22, 1928 (age 89) Film director Partisans  Croatia
Romus Burgin (1922-08-13) August 13, 1922 (age 94) Author United States Marine Corps  United States
Jack Burke, Jr. (1923-01-29) January 29, 1923 (age 94) PGA professional golfer United States Marine Corps  United States
Wally Burr (1924-06-02) June 2, 1924 (age 92) Voice actor & director United States Cavalry  United States
Alexander Butterfield (1926-04-06) April 6, 1926 (age 91) Military officer United States Army Air Forces  United States
George H. W. Bush (1924-06-12) June 12, 1924 (age 92) 41st U.S. President United States Navy, Lieutenant, 1942–1945  United States
Brendan Byrne (1924-04-01) April 1, 1924 (age 93) Politician; governor of New Jersey (1974–1982) United States Army Air Corps  United States

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48 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Emil Cadkin (1920-08-26) August 26, 1920 (age 96) Film score composer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Fred Caligiuri (1918-10-22) October 22, 1918 (age 98) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Arnold Callin (1924-08-25) August 25, 1924 (age 92) Manx politician Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Joseph Campanella (1927-11-21) November 21, 1927 (age 89) Actor United States Navy  United States
Edward du Cann (1924-05-28) May 28, 1924 (age 92) Politician Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Mortimer Caplin (1916-07-11) July 11, 1916 (age 100) Tax attorney, educator, and IRS Commissioner (1961–1964) United States Navy  United States
Pierre Cardin (1922-07-02) July 2, 1922 (age 94) Fashion designer Red Cross  France
Eric Carle (1929-06-25) June 25, 1929 (age 87) Children's author & illustrator Dug trenches on the Siegfried Line  United States
Arvid Carlsson (1923-01-25) January 25, 1923 (age 94) Nobel Prize-winning pharmacologist Swedish Armed Forces  Sweden
Lou Carnesecca (1925-05-01) May 1, 1925 (age 91) Basketball coach United States Coast Guard  United States
William Keir Carr (1923-03-19) March 19, 1923 (age 94) Aviator; Canadian Air Forces commander (1975–1978) Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington (1919-06-06) June 6, 1919 (age 97) Politician; Father of the House of Lords (2007–present) Grenadier Guards  United Kingdom
John Carrick (1918-09-04) September 4, 1918 (age 98) Politician Australian Army  Australia
Jimmy Carter (1924-10-01) October 1, 1924 (age 92) 39th U.S. President United States Navy  United States
Desmond Cassidi (1925-01-26) January 26, 1925 (age 92) Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
William J. Castagna (1924-06-25) June 25, 1924 (age 92) Federal judge United States Army Air Forces  United States
Jean-Gabriel Castel 1925 Law professor French Resistance  France
George Henry Vanderbilt Cecil (1925-02-27) February 27, 1925 (age 92) Businessman Royal Navy  United States
Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont (1919-12-05) December 5, 1919 (age 97) Historian. U.K. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (1964-1970), senior life peer of the British House of Lords, British Army lieutenant-colonel. British Army  United Kingdom
Robert Foster Chapman (1926-04-24) April 24, 1926 (age 91) Federal judge United States Navy  United States
Tony Charmoli (1922-06-11) June 11, 1922 (age 94) Choreographer & TV dancer United States Army Air Force  United States
Eugene Chelyshev (1921-10-27) October 27, 1921 (age 95) Indologist & academician Red Army  Soviet Union
Don Cherry (1924-01-11) January 11, 1924 (age 93) Singer & golfer United States Army Air Corps  United States
Kenneth O. Chilstrom (1921-04-20) April 20, 1921 (age 96) Air force officer United States Army Air Corps  United States
Edward Clark (1926-05-06) May 6, 1926 (age 90) Artist United States Army Air Force  United States
Ramsey Clark (1927-12-18) December 18, 1927 (age 89) 66th United States Attorney General United States Marine Corps  United States
Dick Cole (1926-05-06) May 6, 1926 (age 90) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Richard E. Cole (1915-09-07) September 7, 1915 (age 101) The last surviving member of and co-pilot on Doolittle Raid Doolittle Raid  United States
Don Colo (1925-01-05) January 5, 1925 (age 92) American football player  United States
Forrest Compton[5] (1925-09-15) September 15, 1925 (age 91) Actor United States Army  United States
Jim Conacher (1921-05-05) May 5, 1921 (age 95) Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada
Clint Conatser (1921-07-24) July 24, 1921 (age 95) Baseball player United States Coast Guard  United States
Fred Cone (1926-06-21) June 21, 1926 (age 90) American football player United States Army  United States
Samuel Conti (1922-07-16) July 16, 1922 (age 94) Federal judge United States Army[6]  United States
Charles H. Coolidge (1921-08-04) August 4, 1921 (age 95) Soldier; Medal of Honor recipient United States Army  United States
John Thomas Copenhaver, Jr. (1925-09-29) September 29, 1925 (age 91) Federal judge United States Army  United States
Parzival Copes (1924-01-22) January 22, 1924 (age 93) Economist Dutch Resistance  Canada
Anton Coppola (1917-03-21) March 21, 1917 (age 100) Opera conductor & composer Bandmaster in the United States Army  United States
Roger Corman (1926-04-05) April 5, 1926 (age 91) Filmmaker & actor V-12 Navy College Training Program  United States
Hugh Cortazzi (1924-05-02) May 2, 1924 (age 92) Diplomat, author and Japanologist. Ambassador from the United Kingdom to Japan (1980–84), President of the Asiatic Society of Japan (1982–1983), Chairman of the Japan Society of London (1985–95) Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Jack Costanzo (1919-09-24) September 24, 1919 (age 97) Percussionist United States Navy  United States
John J. Creedon (1924-08-01) August 1, 1924 (age 92) Former President and CEO of MetLife United States Navy, USS Caliente (AO-53)  United States
Jack Crimian (1926-02-17) February 17, 1926 (age 91) Baseball player United States Army  United States
John Cruickshank (1920-05-20) May 20, 1920 (age 96) Recipient of the Victoria Cross Royal Air Force, 1939–1946  United Kingdom
Peter Cundall (1927-04-01) April 1, 1927 (age 90) Host of Gardening Australia (1969–2008) British Army  Australia
Hugh Cunningham (1921-11-04) November 4, 1921 (age 95) Lieutenant general, Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Operational Requirements) (1976-1978) British Army  United Kingdom
Francis S. Currey (1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 (age 91) World War II Medal of Honor recipient United States Army  United States
Jal Cursetji (1919-05-20) May 20, 1919 (age 97) Chief of Naval Staff, India (1976–79) Royal Indian Navy  British India

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41 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Kurt Dahlmann (1918-03-04) March 4, 1918 (age 99) Journalist, newspaper editor, & political activist Luftwaffe  Germany
Dieter Damerius (1924-04-17) April 17, 1924 (age 93) World War II Knight's Cross recipient German Army  Germany
Bill Dana (1924-10-05) October 5, 1924 (age 92) Actor, comedian, & screenwriter United States Army  United States
Philip J. Davis (1923-01-02) January 2, 1923 (age 94) Mathematician United States Army Air Forces  United States
Bob Dawson (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 (age 96) Football player Australian Army  Australia
John Gunther Dean (1926-02-24) February 24, 1926 (age 91) Diplomat United States Army  United States
Billy DeMars (1925-08-26) August 26, 1925 (age 91) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Alfred Dennis (1922-08-17) August 17, 1922 (age 94) Politician Australian Army  Australia
Frederick B. Dent (1922-08-17) August 17, 1922 (age 94) Politician United States Navy  United States
Gene Derricotte (1926-06-14) June 14, 1926 (age 90) American football player United States Army  United States
Louis A. DeSimone (1922-02-21) February 21, 1922 (age 95) Bishop United States Army  United States
Richard DeVos (1926-03-04) March 4, 1926 (age 91) Businessman, philanthropist United States Army Air Corps  United States
George Dickson (1923-09-27) September 27, 1923 (age 93) Football player United States Army  United States
Edward Digby, 12th Baron Digby (1924-07-24) July 24, 1924 (age 92) British hereditary peer, Lord Lieutenant of Dorset (1984-1999) British Army  United Kingdom
Harrison Dillard (1923-07-08) July 8, 1923 (age 93) Track and field athlete United States Army  United States
John Dingell (1926-07-08) July 8, 1926 (age 90) Politician United States Army  United States
David Dinkins (1927-07-10) July 10, 1927 (age 89) Politician United States Marine Corps  United States
John William Ditter, Jr. (1921-10-19) October 19, 1921 (age 95) Federal judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Neagu Djuvara (1916-08-18) August 18, 1916 (age 100) Historian, essayist, philosopher, journalist, novelist and diplomat. Romanian Land Forces  Romania
Bobby Doerr (1918-04-07) April 7, 1918 (age 99) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Klaus von Dohnanyi (1928-06-23) June 23, 1928 (age 88) Politician, first mayor of Hamburg Volkssturm  Germany
Bob Dole (1923-07-22) July 22, 1923 (age 93) 1996 Republican presidential nominee United States Army  United States
Vladimir Dolgikh (1924-12-05) December 5, 1924 (age 92) Political figure Red Army  Soviet Union
Haddon Donald (1917-03-20) March 20, 1917 (age 100) Politician New Zealand Army  New Zealand
J. P. Donleavy (1926-04-23) April 23, 1926 (age 91) Novelist, playwright United States Navy  United States
Fred J. Doocy (1913-05-05) May 5, 1913 (age 103) Politician United States Army Air Force  United States
Gregor Dorfmeister (1929-03-07) March 7, 1929 (age 88) Journalist writer Volkssturm  Germany
Bob Dorough (1923-12-12) December 12, 1923 (age 93) Jazz pianist, composer & singer United States Army  United States
Tankred Dorst (1925-12-19) December 19, 1925 (age 91) Playwright and storyteller German Army  Germany
Roy Dotrice (1923-05-26) May 26, 1923 (age 93) Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Kirk Douglas (1916-12-09) December 9, 1916 (age 100) Actor United States Navy  United States
Douglas Fitzgerald Dowd (1919-12-07) December 7, 1919 (age 97) Political economist United States Army Air Forces  United States
Hugh Downs (1921-02-14) February 14, 1921 (age 96) Journalist and TV host United States Army  United States
Keith Doyle (1924-12-10) December 10, 1924 (age 92) Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Nick Drahos (1918-12-06) December 6, 1918 (age 98) American football player United States Army[7]  United States
Richard L. Duchossois (1921-10-07) October 7, 1921 (age 95) Sports businessman United States Army  United States
Patrick Duffy (1920-06-17) June 17, 1920 (age 96) President of the NATO Assembly Fleet Air Arm  United Kingdom
Alene Duerk (1920-03-29) March 29, 1920 (age 97) Director of United Services Life Insurance Company United States Navy  United States
Charles Duncan, Jr. (1926-09-09) September 9, 1926 (age 90) Entrepreneur, statesman, and administrator United States Army Air Corps  United States
David Douglas Duncan (1916-01-23) January 23, 1916 (age 101) Photojournalist United States Marine Corps  United States
Winfield Dunn (1927-07-01) July 1, 1927 (age 89) Politician; Governor of Tennessee (1971–1975) United States Navy  United States

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29 veterans

Birth Notability Service Country
George J. Eade (1921-10-27) October 27, 1921 (age 95) U.S. Air Force General United States Army Air Corps  United States
Jack Eames (1922-12-22) December 22, 1922 (age 94) Football player Australian Army  Australia
James Eberle (1927-05-31) May 31, 1927 (age 89) Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
John Eden (1925-05-15) May 15, 1925 (age 91) Conservative MP, Nephew of Anthony Eden 2nd Gurkha Rifles  United Kingdom
Edwin Edwards (1927-08-07) August 7, 1927 (age 89) Governor of Louisiana (1972–1980, 1984–1988; 1992–1996); Congressman from Louisiana (1965-1972) United States Navy Air Corps  United States
James Francis Edwards (1921-06-05) June 5, 1921 (age 95) World War II flying ace Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Warren William Eginton (1924-02-16) February 16, 1924 (age 93) Federal judge United States Army, 1943–46  United States
John Ehle (1925-12-13) December 13, 1925 (age 91) Writer United States Army  United States
Herbert Ehrenberg (1926-12-21) December 21, 1926 (age 90) German politician German Army  Germany
Manfred Eigen (1927-07-09) July 9, 1927 (age 89) German biophysical chemist, Nobel prize laureate Heer  Germany
Eberhard Eimler (1930-11-30) November 30, 1930 (age 86) General Volkssturm  Germany
Alfred Einwag (de) (1928-03-18) March 18, 1928 (age 89) German Lawyer German Army  Germany
Garnett Thomas Eisele (1923-11-03) November 3, 1923 (age 93) United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas United States Army  United States
Princess Elizabeth (1926-04-21) April 21, 1926 (age 91) Queen of the Commonwealth Realms Colonel-in-Chief, Grenadier Guards and Auxiliary Territorial Service  United Kingdom
Bump Elliott (1925-01-30) January 30, 1925 (age 92) American Football Player and Coach United States Marines  United States
William J. Ely (1911-12-29) December 29, 1911 (age 105) Lieutenant general; Oldest living graduate of West Point United States Army  United States
Robert Engman 1927 Sculptor United States Navy  United States
Erhard Eppler (1926-12-09) December 9, 1926 (age 90) Politician German Army  Germany
Jerald Ericksen (1924-12-20) December 20, 1924 (age 92) Mathematician United States Navy  United States
Carl Erskine (1926-12-13) December 13, 1926 (age 90) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Alan Erskine-Murray (1923-12-31) December 31, 1923 (age 93) Barrister, Scottish hereditary peer British Army  United Kingdom
Vladimir Etush (1922-05-06) May 6, 1922 (age 94) Actor Red Army  Soviet Union
David Evans (1924-12-20) December 20, 1924 (age 92) Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
David Evans (1925-06-03) June 3, 1925 (age 91) Chief of the Air Staff of the RAAF (1982-1985); writer and defense consultant Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Daniel Evans (1924-07-14) July 14, 1924 (age 92) Military officer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Daniel J. Evans (1925-10-16) October 16, 1925 (age 91) Politician; 16th Governor of Washington (1965-1977) United States Navy  United States
Charles Evers (1922-09-11) September 11, 1922 (age 94) Civil rights activist United States Army  United States
Douglas Everett (1927-08-12) August 12, 1927 (age 89) Senator and lawyer Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Anthony Eyton (1923-05-17) May 17, 1923 (age 93) Artist British Army, 1942–47  United Kingdom

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38 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Max Falkenstien (1924-04-09) April 9, 1924 (age 93) Sports announcer United States Army Air Corps  United States
Paul Farnes (1918-07-16) July 16, 1918 (age 98) World War II flying ace; one of "The Few" surviving pilots of the Battle of Britain Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Edward L. Feightner (1919-10-14) October 14, 1919 (age 97) Rear Admiral United States Navy Reserve  United States
Victor Feldbrill (1924-04-04) April 4, 1924 (age 93) Conductor & violinist Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Nicholas Felice (1927-02-05) February 5, 1927 (age 90) Politician United States Army  United States
Benjamin B. Ferencz (1920-03-11) March 11, 1920 (age 97) Lawyer; last living prosecutor at Nuremberg Trials United States Army  United States
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919-03-24) March 24, 1919 (age 98) Poet United States Navy  United States
Robert H. Ferrell (1921-05-08) May 8, 1921 (age 95) Historian United States Army Air Forces  United States
David Ferry (1924-03-05) March 5, 1924 (age 93) Poet & professor United States Army Air Forces  United States
Edward Field (1924-06-07) June 7, 1924 (age 92) Poet & author United States Army Air Forces  United States
Frank Field (1923-03-30) March 30, 1923 (age 94) Meteorologist United States Army Air Forces  United States
Nathaniel Fiennes (1920-09-22) September 22, 1920 (age 96) British hereditary peer, businessman British Army  United Kingdom
Paul Findley (1921-06-13) June 13, 1921 (age 95) Politician; Illinois representative (1961–1983) United States Navy  United States
Bernhard Fisch (1926-08-22) August 22, 1926 (age 90) German writer Wehrmacht  Germany
Oskar Fischer (1923-03-19) March 19, 1923 (age 94) Minister of foreign affairs of the German Democratic Republic Wehrmacht  Germany
Leonard Everett Fisher (1924-06-24) June 24, 1924 (age 92) Children's writer & illustrator United States Army  United States
Ed Fitz Gerald (1924-05-21) May 21, 1924 (age 92) Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Jimmy Fitzmorris (1921-11-15) November 15, 1921 (age 95) Businessman, politician United States Army, 1942–1945  United States
Sergio Flamigni (1925-10-22) October 22, 1925 (age 91) Politician & writer Italian Resistance  Italy
Mitchell Flint (1923-06-27) June 27, 1923 (age 93) Lawyer; fighter pilot United States Navy  United States
François Flohic (1920-08-02) August 2, 1920 (age 96) Admiral Free French Naval Forces  France
Jim Forbes (1923-12-16) December 16, 1923 (age 93) Politician Australian Army  Australia
Doug Ford (1922-06-22) June 22, 1922 (age 94) Golfer United States Coast Guard  United States
Wieland Förster (1930-02-12) February 12, 1930 (age 87) Painter and writer Volkssturm  Germany
Richard Kenneth Fox (1925-10-22) October 22, 1925 (age 91) US ambassador to Trinidad (1977–1979) United States Navy, 1944–1946  United States
Maurice Sanford Fox (1924-10-11) October 11, 1924 (age 92) Geneticist & molecular biologist United States Army Air Corps  United States
Sonny Fox (1925-06-17) June 17, 1925 (age 91) Television host United States Army  United States
William Frankland (1912-03-19) March 19, 1912 (age 105) Immunologist British Army  United Kingdom
John Franzese (1917-02-06) February 6, 1917 (age 100) Underboss of the Colombo crime family United States Army  United States
Donald M. Fraser (1924-02-20) February 20, 1924 (age 93) Mayor of Minneapolis (1980–1993) United States Navy  United States
Jesse Freitas (1921-02-07) February 7, 1921 (age 96) Football player United States Army[8]  United States
Jacque Fresco (1916-03-13) March 13, 1916 (age 101) Futurologist United States Army Air Force  United States
George Carr Frison (1924-11-11) November 11, 1924 (age 92) Archaeologist United States Navy  United States
Russell Freeburg (1923-03-04) March 4, 1923 (age 94) Editor of the Chicago Tribune United States Army  United States
John P. Fullam (1921-12-10) December 10, 1921 (age 95) Judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Edward Simons Fulmer (1919-04-16) April 16, 1919 (age 98) Knight of the Military William Order United States Army Air Forces  United States
Andrew Fulton (1927-01-23) January 23, 1927 (age 90) Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (1980-1983) Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Richard Fulton (1927-01-27) January 27, 1927 (age 90) Mayor of Nashville (1975–1987) United States Navy  United States

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50 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Billy Gabor (1922-05-13) May 13, 1922 (age 94) Basketball player United States Army Air Corps  United States
Cornelius Edward Gallagher (1921-03-02) March 2, 1921 (age 96) Politician; New Jersey representative (1959–1973) United States Army  United States
Norman Garbo (1919-02-15) February 15, 1919 (age 98) Author & lecturer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Dave Garcia (1920-09-15) September 15, 1920 (age 96) Baseball player & coach United States Army Air Forces  United States
Makhmut Gareev (1923-06-23) June 23, 1923 (age 93) Historian & military scientist Red Army  Soviet Union
Bernard Garfield (1924-03-27) March 27, 1924 (age 93) Bassoonist United States Army  United States
Stanley Michael Gartler (1923-06-09) June 9, 1923 (age 93) Biologist & geneticist United States Army Air Forces  United States
William H. Gass (1924-07-30) July 30, 1924 (age 92) Novelist, essayist United States Navy  United States
William H. Gates, Sr. (1925-11-30) November 30, 1925 (age 91) Philanthropist and father of Bill Gates United States Army  United States
Philippe de Gaulle (1921-12-28) December 28, 1921 (age 95) Inspector General, Senator and son of leader Charles De Gaulle French Navy  Free France
Tuomas Gerdt (1922-05-28) May 28, 1922 (age 94) Last living recipient of the Mannerheim Cross Finnish Army  Finland
Hubert Germain (fr) (1920-08-06) August 6, 1920 (age 96) Former minister (1972-1974); Compagnon de la Libération Forces françaises libres  France
Hutton Gibson (1918-08-26) August 26, 1918 (age 98) Writer; father of Mel Gibson United States Army Signal Corps  United States
Roy Gibson (1924-07-04) July 4, 1924 (age 92) Aerospace engineer British Army  United Kingdom
Lewis Gilbert (1920-03-06) March 6, 1920 (age 97) Film director Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Alastair Gillespie (1922-05-01) May 1, 1922 (age 94) Politician Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve  Canada
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926-02-02) February 2, 1926 (age 91) French politician; President of France (1974-1981) Free French Army
French Resistance
 France
Sam Glanzman (1924-12-05) December 5, 1924 (age 92) Comic-book artist United States Navy  United States
I. Leo Glasser (1924-04-06) April 6, 1924 (age 93) Judge United States Army  United States
Roy J. Glauber (1925-09-01) September 1, 1925 (age 91) Physicist United States Army  United States
Manolis Glezos (1922-09-09) September 9, 1922 (age 94) Politician & writer Greek Resistance  Greece
Bill Gold (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 (age 96) Film poster designer; Yankee Doodle Dandy, Casablanca United States Army  United States
Harry E. Goldsworthy (1914-04-03) April 3, 1914 (age 103) Lieutenant General United States Army  United States
Slavko Goldstein (1928-08-22) August 22, 1928 (age 88) Writer & publisher Partisans  Croatia
Wiesław Gołas (1930-10-09) October 9, 1930 (age 86) Actor Gray Ranks  Poland
Alfred T. Goodwin (1923-06-29) June 29, 1923 (age 93) Judge; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (1971–1991) United States Army, 1943–1946  United States
Bert I. Gordon (1922-09-24) September 24, 1922 (age 94) Film director; Village of the Giants, Empire of the Ants United States Army Air Corps  United States
Don Gordon (1926-11-13) November 13, 1926 (age 90) Actor United States Navy  United States
Karl Otto Götz (1914-02-22) February 22, 1914 (age 103) Painter Luftwaffe  Germany
Bernard F. Grabowski (1923-06-11) June 11, 1923 (age 93) Politician; Connecticut Representative 1965-1967 United States Army  United States
René Henry Gracida (1923-06-09) June 9, 1923 (age 93) Bishop Flying Tigers  United States
Sir John Graham, 4th Baronet (1926-07-15) July 15, 1926 (age 90) Diplomat. U.K. Ambassador to Iraq (1974-1977), U.K. Ambassador at Tehran (1979-1980), UK Permanent Representative on the North Atlantic Council (1982-1986) British Army  United Kingdom
Ted Graham, Baron Graham of Edmonton (1925-03-26) March 26, 1925 (age 92) Politician British Army  United Kingdom
David E. Grange, Jr. (1925-04-09) April 9, 1925 (age 92) General United States Army  United States
Daniil Granin (1919-01-01) January 1, 1919 (age 98) Writer Red Army  Soviet Union
Henry Gray (1925-01-19) January 19, 1925 (age 92) Blues singer & pianist United States Army  United States
Bill Grayden (1920-08-05) August 5, 1920 (age 96) Politician Australian Army  Australia
Bill Greason (1924-09-03) September 3, 1924 (age 92) Baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
Maurice R. Greenberg (1925-05-04) May 4, 1925 (age 91) CEO of American International Group (1967–2005) United States Army, 1942–1945  United States
Shecky Greene (1926-04-08) April 8, 1926 (age 91) Comedian United States Navy  United States
Paul Greengard (1925-12-11) December 11, 1925 (age 91) Scientist United States Navy  United States
John Gridunov (1926-10-06) October 6, 1926 (age 90) Cosmonaut Soviet Air Force  Soviet Union
Stu Griffing (1926-11-09) November 9, 1926 (age 90) Olympic rower United States Army  United States
Oskar Groning (1921-06-10) June 10, 1921 (age 95) Soldier & "the accountant of Auschwitz" Waffen SS  Germany
Werner Grossmann (1929-03-06) March 6, 1929 (age 88) Former East German deputy leader of the Ministry of State Security Volkssturm  Germany
Johnny Groth (1926-07-23) July 23, 1926 (age 90) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Frank Joseph Guarini (1924-08-20) August 20, 1924 (age 92) Politician; New Jersey Representative (1979-1990) United States Navy  United States
James Gunn (1923-07-12) July 12, 1923 (age 93) Science fiction writer & editor United States Navy  United States
Erich Gusko (de) (1930-02-19) February 19, 1930 (age 87) Cinematographer Volkssturm  Germany
Richard K. Guy (1916-09-30) September 30, 1916 (age 100) Mathematician Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom

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62 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Bill Hachten (1924-11-30) November 30, 1924 (age 92) Football player United States Army  United States
George Haigh (1915-06-26) June 26, 1915 (age 101) Professional footballer Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Monty Hall (1921-08-25) August 25, 1921 (age 95) Game show host; Let's Make a Deal Canadian Army  Canada
Ralph Hall (1923-05-03) May 3, 1923 (age 93) Politician; Texas representative (1981–2015) United States Navy  United States
Günter Halm (1922-08-27) August 27, 1922 (age 94) Grenadier Heer  Germany
Gail Halvorsen (1920-10-10) October 10, 1920 (age 96) US Air Force pilot; Berlin Airlift "Candy Bomber" United States Army Air Forces  United States
Orval H. Hansen (1926-08-03) August 3, 1926 (age 90) Politician; Idaho representative (1969-1975) United States Navy  United States
William Harbison (1921-03-11) March 11, 1921 (age 96) Aviator Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Reinhard Hardegen (1913-03-18) March 18, 1913 (age 104) U-boat commander Kriegsmarine  Germany
Robert Hardy (1925-10-29) October 29, 1925 (age 91) Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Chuck Harmon (1924-04-23) April 23, 1924 (age 93) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Sheldon Harnick (1924-04-30) April 30, 1924 (age 92) Lyricist (Fiddler on the Roof) United States Army  United States
Freddie Hart (1926-12-21) December 21, 1926 (age 90) Country musician United States Marine Corps  United States
Wolf C. Hartwig (1919-09-08) September 8, 1919 (age 97) Film Producer Interpreter, Heer  Germany
R. James Harvey (1922-07-04) July 4, 1922 (age 94) Politician & jurist United States Army Air Forces  United States
Alexander Harvey II (1923-05-03) May 3, 1923 (age 93) Federal Judge United States Army  United States
Karl-Günther von Hase (1917-12-15) December 15, 1917 (age 99) German ambassador in London, 1970-1977 Heer  Germany
Don Hasenmayer (1927-04-04) April 4, 1927 (age 90) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Harry G. Haskell, Jr. (1921-05-27) May 27, 1921 (age 95) Politician; Delaware representative (1957-1959) United States Coast Guard  United States
Hau Pei-tsun (1919-07-13) July 13, 1919 (age 97) Taiwanese general and politician; Premier of the Republic of China (1990-1993) National Revolutionary Army  Taiwan
Chris Haughey (1925-10-03) October 3, 1925 (age 91) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Helmut Hauptmann (1928-03-12) March 12, 1928 (age 89) Writer German Army  Germany
Roy T. Haverkamp (1924-12-10) December 10, 1924 (age 92) U.S Ambassador to Grenada 1984-1986 United States Army Air Forces  United States
Sara Payne Hayden 1919 Veterans Affair Chairwoman Women Airforce Service Pilots  United States
Bill Hayes (1925-06-05) June 5, 1925 (age 91) Actor United States Naval Air Corps  United States
Robert Hébras (1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 (age 91) Oradour-sur Glane massacre survivor French Resistance  France
Eberhard Heder (1918-06-30) June 30, 1918 (age 98) Sturmbannführer Waffen-SS  Germany
Hugh Hefner (1926-04-09) April 9, 1926 (age 91) American magazine publisher, founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises United States Army  United States
Götz Heidelberg (1923-03-01) March 1, 1923 (age 94) Engineer and entrepreneur Heer  Germany
Val Heim (1920-11-04) November 4, 1920 (age 96) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Anton Heinemann (1921-01-29) January 29, 1921 (age 96) Soldier Luftwaffe  Germany
Bert Hellinger (1925-12-16) December 16, 1925 (age 91) Psychotherapist German Armed Forces  Germany
Fritz Hellwig (1912-08-03) August 3, 1912 (age 104) Politician and European Commissioner German Armed Forces  Germany
Paul Hellyer (1923-08-06) August 6, 1923 (age 93) Engineer and politician Royal Canadian Artillery  Canada
Jon Hendricks (1921-09-16) September 16, 1921 (age 95) Jazz singer and lyricist United States Navy  United States
James Hennessy (1923-09-26) September 26, 1923 (age 93) Diplomat, prison official British Army  United Kingdom
Johnny Hetki (1922-05-12) May 12, 1922 (age 94) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Felicity Hill (1915-12-12) December 12, 1915 (age 101) RAF air officer; Director of the Women's Royal Air Force (1966-1969) Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Elwood Hillis (1926-03-06) March 6, 1926 (age 91) Indiana congressman (1971–1987) United States Army  United States
William Hoeveler (1922-08-23) August 23, 1922 (age 94) Lawyer & judge United States Marine Corps  United States
Philip H. Hoff (1924-06-29) June 29, 1924 (age 92) Politician United States Navy  United States
Hilmar Hoffmann (1925-08-25) August 25, 1925 (age 91) Cultural worker German Army  Germany
Hal Holbrook (1925-02-17) February 17, 1925 (age 92) Actor United States Army  United States
Ernest Hollings (1922-01-01) January 1, 1922 (age 95) Politician; South Carolina governor (1959–1963) and senator (1966–2005) United States Army  United States
Earl Holliman (1928-09-11) September 11, 1928 (age 88) Actor United States Navy  United States
James L. Holloway III (1922-02-23) February 23, 1922 (age 95) Navy admiral United States Navy  United States
Olivia Hooker (1915-02-15) February 15, 1915 (age 102) Psychologist United States Coast Guard  United States
A. Linwood Holton, Jr. (1923-09-21) September 21, 1923 (age 93) Politician; governor of Virginia (1970–1974) United States Army  United States
Amo Houghton (1926-08-07) August 7, 1926 (age 90) New York congressman (1987–2005) United States Marine Corps  United States
Euan Howard (1923-11-26) November 26, 1923 (age 93) Politician; 4th Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Lee Howard (1923-11-11) November 11, 1923 (age 93) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Michael Howard (1922-11-29) November 29, 1922 (age 94) Historian British Army  United Kingdom
Walter Huddleston (1926-04-15) April 15, 1926 (age 91) Politician; Kentucky representative (1973-1985) United States Army  United States
Harry Hughes (1926-11-13) November 13, 1926 (age 90) Politician; 57th Governor of Maryland (1979-1987) United States Navy  United States
Tom Hughes (1923-11-26) November 26, 1923 (age 93) Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Johan van Hulst (1911-01-28) January 28, 1911 (age 106) Politician Dutch Resistance  Netherlands
Hans-Joachim Hunger (1921-03-08) March 8, 1921 (age 96) Soldier, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross Heer  Germany
David Hurst (1926-03-09) March 9, 1926 (age 91) Actor British Army  United Kingdom
Jeremy Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington (1915-03-28) March 28, 1915 (age 102) Lawyer Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Earl Hutto (1926-05-12) May 12, 1926 (age 90) Florida congressman (1979–1995) United States Navy  United States
Harold Hyman (1924-07-24) July 24, 1924 (age 92) American Civil War historian United States Marine Corps  United States
Hyun Soong-jong (1919-01-26) January 26, 1919 (age 98) Prime Minister of South Korea (1992-1993) Imperial Japanese Army  Japan

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5 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Paul Robert Ignatius (1920-11-11) November 11, 1920 (age 96) Government official United States Navy  United States
Robert F. Inger (1920-09-10) September 10, 1920 (age 96) Herpetologist United States Army Corps of Engineers  United States
Edmund Ironside, 2nd Baron Ironside (1924-09-21) September 21, 1924 (age 92) British hereditary peer Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Daniel Ivin (1932-04-16) April 16, 1932 (age 85) Writer Partisans  Croatia
Nobuaki Iwatake 1923 Soldier & translator Imperial Japanese Army  Japan

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15 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Arthur J. Jackson (1924-10-18) October 18, 1924 (age 92) Marine United States Marine Corps  United States
Joe M. Jackson (1923-03-14) March 14, 1923 (age 94) Air Force Colonel; Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient United States Army Air Corps  United States
Alina Janowska (1923-04-16) April 16, 1923 (age 94) Actress Home Army  Poland
Alex Jarratt (1924-01-19) January 19, 1924 (age 93) Chancellor of the University of Birmingham (1983-2002) Fleet Air Arm  United Kingdom
Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1921-01-05) January 5, 1921 (age 96) Luxembourgian ruler (1964–2000) Irish Guards  Luxembourg
Edward B. Jelks (1922-09-10) September 10, 1922 (age 94) Archaeologist United States Navy  United States
Lawrence Jenkins (1924-01-29) January 29, 1924 (age 93) Pilot United States Army Air Forces  United States
Norman Jewison (1926-07-21) July 21, 1926 (age 90) Filmmaker Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Merv Johnson (1923-05-09) May 9, 1923 (age 93) Politician Canadian Army  Canada
Bill Johnston (1925-01-02) January 2, 1925 (age 92) Golfer United States Navy  United States
Raymond Jones (1925-07-18) July 18, 1925 (age 91) Architect Royal Australian Navy  Australia
George Joseph (1921-09-11) September 11, 1921 (age 95) Founder of Mercury Insurance Group United States Army  United States
Howie Judson (1926-02-16) February 16, 1926 (age 91) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
James Jungius (1923-11-15) November 15, 1923 (age 93) Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Alex Jupp (1927-05-30) May 30, 1927 (age 89) Politician Canadian Army, 1944–46  Canada

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33 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Rajan Kadiragamar 1922 Admiral Royal Ceylon Navy  Ceylon
Otto Kaiser (1924-11-30) November 30, 1924 (age 92) Old Testament scholar Heer  Germany
Bernard Kalb (1922-02-04) February 4, 1922 (age 95) Journalist United States Army  United States
Adolfo Kaminsky (1925-10-01) October 1, 1925 (age 91) French World War II resistance fighter French Resistance  France
Stanislaw Kania (1927-03-08) March 8, 1927 (age 90) First Secretary of the Polish United Worker's Party Polish Resistance  Poland
James Karen (1923-11-28) November 28, 1923 (age 93) Actor United States Army Air Corps[9]  United States
Michael Karkoc (Possibly living. The Associated Press has identified a living Ukrainian expat who they assert is the former officer. The person identified denies having been in the military. [10]) (1919-03-16) March 16, 1919 (age 98) Alleged war criminal[11] Waffen SS  Germany
Kashmir Singh Katoch 1915 Indian military advisor British Indian Army  British India
Walter Kaufmann (1924-01-24) January 24, 1924 (age 93) Writer Australian Army  Australia
William J. Keating (1927-03-30) March 30, 1927 (age 90) Publisher & politician United States Navy  United States
Donald Keene (1922-06-18) June 18, 1922 (age 94) Japanologist and translator United States Navy  United States
Everett A. Kelly (1926-09-02) September 2, 1926 (age 90) Politician United States Navy  United States
Sydney Kentridge (1922-11-05) November 5, 1922 (age 94) Lawyer, judge South African Army  South Africa
Heinz Kessler (1920-01-26) January 26, 1920 (age 97) East German Minister of Defence Wehrmacht, Red Army  Germany,  Soviet Union
Asghar Khan (1921-01-17) January 17, 1921 (age 96) Aviator & military historian Royal Air Force  British India
Adolph Kiefer (1918-06-27) June 27, 1918 (age 98) Olympic gold-medal swimmer United States Navy  United States
Clive King (1924-04-24) April 24, 1924 (age 93) Author Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Henry Kissinger (1923-05-27) May 27, 1923 (age 93) Statesman, Secretary of State (1973–1977), and Nobel Peace Prize recipient United States Army  United States
Johann-Alfred Klaus (1918-09-04) September 4, 1918 (age 98) Soldier Luftwaffe  Germany
Wolfgang Klausewitz (1922-07-20) July 20, 1922 (age 94) zoologist German Army  Germany
Wilhelm Knabe (1923-10-08) October 8, 1923 (age 93) Politician, Founder of the Green Party Luftwaffe  Germany
Patricia Knatchbull (1924-02-14) February 14, 1924 (age 93) Countess Mountbatten of Burma Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Siegfried Köhler (1923-07-30) July 30, 1923 (age 93) Conductor and composer Heer  Germany
Mauno Koivisto (1923-11-25) November 25, 1923 (age 93) 9th President of Finland Winter War, Continuation War  Finland
Joseph P. Kolter (1926-09-03) September 3, 1926 (age 90) Politician; Pennsylvania representative 1983-1993 United States Army, 1944–1947  United States
Franciszek Kornicki (1916-12-18) December 18, 1916 (age 100) Air force officer Royal Air Force & Polish Air Force  Poland
Sergei Kramarenko (1923-04-23) April 23, 1923 (age 94) Air Force officer Soviet Air Force  Soviet Union
Ken Kranz (1923-09-12) September 12, 1923 (age 93) Football player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Hardy Krüger (1928-04-12) April 12, 1928 (age 89) German actor German Army (Wehrmacht)  Germany
John Kundla (1916-07-03) July 3, 1916 (age 100) College and professional basketball coach United States Navy  United States
Bob Kuzava (1923-05-28) May 28, 1923 (age 93) Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Larry Kwong (1923-06-17) June 17, 1923 (age 93) Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada

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35 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Max Labovitch (1924-01-18) January 18, 1924 (age 93) Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada
David Lacy-Scott (1920-08-18) August 18, 1920 (age 96) Cricketer British Indian Army  United Kingdom
Robert J. Lagomarsino (1926-09-04) September 4, 1926 (age 90) Politician United States Navy, 1944–1946  United States
Bruce Laingen (1922-08-06) August 6, 1922 (age 94) Diplomat & academic United States Navy  United States
Archie Lamb (1921-10-23) October 23, 1921 (age 95) Diplomat, writer and businessman Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Claude Lanzmann (1925-10-27) October 27, 1925 (age 91) Film director French Resistance  France
Lyndon LaRouche (1922-09-08) September 8, 1922 (age 94) Economist & perennial presidential candidate United States Army  United States
Don C. Laubman (1921-10-16) October 16, 1921 (age 95) World War II flying ace Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
I. H. Latif (1923-06-09) June 9, 1923 (age 93) Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force Royal Indian Air Force  British India
Paul Laxalt (1922-08-02) August 2, 1922 (age 94) American politician; Nevada governor (1967–1971) and senator (1974–1987) United States Army  United States
Norman Lear (1922-07-27) July 27, 1922 (age 94) Film & television producer; All in the Family, Maude, The Jeffersons United States Army Air Forces  United States
Jim Leavelle (1920-08-23) August 23, 1920 (age 96) Police detective; Lee Harvey Oswald's escort when shot by Jack Ruby United States Navy  United States
Peter Le Cheminant (1920-06-17) June 17, 1920 (age 96) Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Leon M. Lederman (1922-07-15) July 15, 1922 (age 94) Nobel Prize-winning physicist United States Army  United States
Stan Lee (1922-12-28) December 28, 1922 (age 94) Comic book writer; co-created Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and X-Men United States Army  United States
Lee Teng-hui ( 1923-01-15) January 15, 1923 (age 94) Republic of China (Taiwan) President Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Hannie van Leeuwen (1926-01-18) January 18, 1926 (age 91) Politician Dutch Resistance  Netherlands
George N. Leighton (1912-10-22) October 22, 1912 (age 104) Jurist United States Army  United States
Lathan Lenon (1926-07-19) July 19, 1926 (age 90) Montford Point Marine, Congressional Gold Medal United States Marine Corp  United States
James F. Leonard (1920-05-30) May 30, 1920 (age 96) Diplomat United States Army  United States
Lawrence LeShan (1920-09-08) September 8, 1920 (age 96) Psychologist; pioneer of mind-body therapy United States Army  United States
Anatoli Levitin (1922-07-16) July 16, 1922 (age 94) Painter & art educator Red Army  Soviet Union
Marv Levy (1925-08-03) August 3, 1925 (age 91) Football coach United States Army Air Corps  United States
Bernard Lewis (1916-05-31) May 31, 1916 (age 100) Islamic and Middle Eastern historian Royal Armoured Corps and Intelligence Corps  United Kingdom
Peter Lichtner-Hoyer (1925-12-28) December 28, 1925 (age 91) Sportsman & Colonel  Austria
Hans Lipschis (1919-11-07) November 7, 1919 (age 97) Born in Lithuania. Former cook in a concentration camp, accused by SWC of war crimes Waffen-SS  Germany
Nina Lobkovskaya (1924-03-08) March 8, 1924 (age 93) Sniper Red Army  Soviet Union
Dick Long (1924-05-04) May 4, 1924 (age 92) Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Frank LoVuolo (1924-05-01) May 1, 1924 (age 92) Football player United States Army  United States
Bill Lucas (1917-01-16) January 16, 1917 (age 100) Olympic long-distance runner Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
William R. Lucas (1922-03-01) March 1, 1922 (age 95) Fourth director of the Marshall Space Flight Center United States Navy  United States
Johnny Lujack (1925-01-04) January 4, 1925 (age 92) Football player United States Navy  United States
Tom Luken (1925-07-09) July 9, 1925 (age 91) Ohio congressman (1977–1991) United States Marine Corps  United States
Reimar Lüst (1923-03-25) March 25, 1923 (age 94) Astrophysicist, director of ESA Kriegsmarine  Germany
John Lysak (1914-08-16) August 16, 1914 (age 102) Olympic canoeist United States Marine Corps  United States

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78 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Donald Malarkey (1921-07-31) July 31, 1921 (age 95) Soldier, Easy Company United States Army  United States
Branko Mamula (1921-05-30) May 30, 1921 (age 95) Army officer & politician Partisans  Yugoslavia
Venero Mangano (1921-09-07) September 7, 1921 (age 95) Mobster United States Army  United States
Leroy J. Manor (1921-02-21) February 21, 1921 (age 96) Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Robert Mann (1920-07-19) July 19, 1920 (age 96) Violinist; Juilliard String Quartet co-founder United States Army  United States
John Manners (1914-09-25) September 25, 1914 (age 102) Cricketer; naval officer Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Josip Manolić (1920-03-22) March 22, 1920 (age 97) Politician; prime minister of the Republic of Croatia (1990–1991) Partisans  Yugoslavia
Dick Manville (1925-12-25) December 25, 1925 (age 91) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Gino Marchetti (1926-01-02) January 2, 1926 (age 91) Football player United States Army  United States
Marc L. Marks (1927-02-12) February 12, 1927 (age 90) Politician United States Army Air Corps  United States
Karl Heinz Marquardt (1927-11-09) November 9, 1927 (age 89) Artist and author German Army  Germany
John Otho Marsh, Jr. (1926-08-07) August 7, 1926 (age 90) Politician United States Army  United States
Peter Marshall (1926-03-30) March 30, 1926 (age 91) TV personality & actor United States Army[12]  United States
Dewey Martin (1923-12-08) December 8, 1923 (age 93) Actor United States Navy  United States
James D. Martin (1918-09-01) September 1, 1918 (age 98) Politician United States Army  United States
Mac Martin (1925-04-26) April 26, 1925 (age 92) Bluegrass musician United States Navy  United States
Jaswant Singh Marwah (1921-01-21) January 21, 1921 (age 96) Journalist, author British Indian Army  India
Anthony Mason (1925-04-21) April 21, 1925 (age 92) Judge; ninth Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
William S. Massey (1920-08-23) August 23, 1920 (age 96) Mathematician United States Navy  United States
Joe Masteroff (1919-12-11) December 11, 1919 (age 97) Playwright United States Army Air Forces  United States
David Mattingley 1923 Distinguished Flying Cross Recipient Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Robert D. Maxwell (1920-10-26) October 26, 1920 (age 96) Soldier, Medal of Honor recipient United States Army  United States
Kenneth Mayhew (1917-01-18) January 18, 1917 (age 100) Knight of the Military William Order British Army  United Kingdom
Jim McCabe (1922-10-07) October 7, 1922 (age 94) Politician Australian Army  Australia
Windy McCall (1925-07-18) July 18, 1925 (age 91) Baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
Les McClements (1922-05-12) May 12, 1922 (age 94) Sportsman Australian Army  Australia
James W. McCord, Jr. (1924-01-26) January 26, 1924 (age 93) American politician United States Army Air Corps  United States
Mike McCormack (1921-12-14) December 14, 1921 (age 95) Politician; Washington representative (1971–1981) United States Army  United States
Charles McGee (1919-12-07) December 7, 1919 (age 97) Air Force officer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Francis Terry McNamara (1927-11-02) November 2, 1927 (age 89) Diplomat United States Navy  United States
David McNee (1925-03-23) March 23, 1925 (age 92) Police officer. Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (1977-1982) Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Henry R. McPhee, Jr. (1925-01-11) January 11, 1925 (age 92) Special assistant to President Dwight Eisenhower United States Navy  United States
Kirke Mechem (1925-08-16) August 16, 1925 (age 91) Composer United States Army  United States
Howie Meeker (1923-11-04) November 4, 1923 (age 93) Hockey player, sports announcer, & politician Canadian Army  Canada
James Megellas (1917-03-11) March 11, 1917 (age 100) Army officer United States Army  United States
John Melcher (1924-09-06) September 6, 1924 (age 92) Politician; Montana representative United States Army  United States
Sam Mele (1922-01-21) January 21, 1922 (age 95) Major League baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
Walter Mengden (1926-10-25) October 25, 1926 (age 90) Lawyer & politician United States Navy  United States
Bill Mercer (1926-02-13) February 13, 1926 (age 91) Sportscaster, educator, & author United States Navy  United States
Jan Merlin (1925-04-03) April 3, 1925 (age 92) Actor & author United States Navy  United States
A. L. Mestel (1926-09-17) September 17, 1926 (age 90) Pediatric surgeon United States Navy  United States
Johann Baptist Metz (1928-08-05) August 5, 1928 (age 88) Theologian, Professor of Fundamental Theology German Army  Germany
Harald Metzkes (1929-01-23) January 23, 1929 (age 88) German painter German Army (Wehrmacht)  Germany
Ed Mickelson (1926-09-09) September 9, 1926 (age 90) Baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
J. William Middendorf II (1924-09-22) September 22, 1924 (age 92) Diplomat & politician United States Navy  United States
Ed Mierkowicz (1924-03-06) March 6, 1924 (age 93) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Larry Miggins (1925-08-20) August 20, 1925 (age 91) Baseball player United States Merchant Marine  United States
Ekaterina Mikhailova-Demina (1925-12-22) December 22, 1925 (age 91) Order of Lenin recipient Soviet Navy  Soviet Union
Bob Miller (1926-06-16) June 16, 1926 (age 90) Baseball player United States Army  United States
R. Burnett Miller (1923-09-02) September 2, 1923 (age 93) Mayor of Sacramento, California United States Army  United States
Frank Miller (1918-07-29) July 29, 1918 (age 98) Singer United States Army  United States
William Milliken (1922-03-26) March 26, 1922 (age 95) Governor of Michigan (1969–1983) United States Army Air Corps  United States
Newton N. Minow (1926-01-17) January 17, 1926 (age 91) FCC chairman (1961–1963) United States Army  United States
Wataru Misaka (1923-12-21) December 21, 1923 (age 93) Basketball player United States Army  United States
Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918-10-18) October 18, 1918 (age 98) Prime minister of Greece (1990–1993) Greek Resistance  Greece
Wayne Mixson (1922-06-16) June 16, 1922 (age 94) Politician; Florida governor (1987) United States Navy  United States
Hiroshi H. Miyamura (1925-10-06) October 6, 1925 (age 91) Soldier United States Army  United States
Hans Modrow (1928-01-27) January 27, 1928 (age 89) Prime Minister of East Germany German Army (Wehrmacht)  Germany
Fenton Mole (1925-06-14) June 14, 1925 (age 91) Baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Jürgen Moltmann (1926-04-08) April 8, 1926 (age 91) Protestant theologian Wehrmacht  Germany
Thomas S. Monson (1927-08-21) August 21, 1927 (age 89) Religious leader, author and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) United States Navy  United States
Fred Moore (militaire) (fr) (1920-04-08) April 8, 1920 (age 97) Former representative; last chancellor of the Order of the Liberation Free France  France
Roger Moore (1927-10-14) October 14, 1927 (age 89) Actor British Army  United Kingdom
Bobby Morgan (1926-06-29) June 29, 1926 (age 90) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Robert M. Morgenthau (1919-07-31) July 31, 1919 (age 97) Lawyer; New York County District Attorney (1975–2009) United States Navy  United States
Shigehiro Mori (1928-01-07) January 7, 1928 (age 89) 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 95) Philosopher & sociologist French Resistance  France
Jan Morris (1926-10-02) October 2, 1926 (age 90) Historian British Army  United Kingdom
Joseph Wilson Morris (1922-04-28) April 28, 1922 (age 95) Lawyer & federal judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Milton Morris (1924-04-02) April 2, 1924 (age 93) Politician Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Ben R. Mottelson (1926-07-09) July 9, 1926 (age 90) Physicist United States Navy, 1943–1945  Denmark
John Llewellyn Moxey (1925-02-26) February 26, 1925 (age 92) Film and TV director British Armed Forces  United Kingdom
Charlie Munger (1924-01-01) January 1, 1924 (age 93) Business magnate; vice-chairman of Berkshire Hathaway United States Army Air Corps  United States
Walter Munk (1917-10-19) October 19, 1917 (age 99) Oceanographer United States Army  United States
Sumio Murai 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 93) Prime Minister Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
David H. Murdock (1923-04-11) April 11, 1923 (age 94) Billionaire & businessman United States Army  United States
Jack Myers (1924-10-08) October 8, 1924 (age 92) American football player United States Navy  United States

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19 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Yasuhiro Nakasone (1918-05-27) May 27, 1918 (age 98) Prime Minister of Japan (1982-1987) Imperial Japanese Navy  Japan
Giorgio Napolitano (1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 (age 91) 11th President of Italy (2006–2015) Italian Resistance  Italy
Barbara Nawrocka-Dońska (pl) (1924-10-17) October 17, 1924 (age 92) author Home Army  Poland
John Neale (1926-09-21) September 21, 1926 (age 90) Bishop British Army  United Kingdom
William Joseph Nealon, Jr. (1923-07-31) July 31, 1923 (age 93) Federal judge United States Marine Corps  United States
Wendell Nedderman (1921-10-31) October 31, 1921 (age 95) Engineering educator United States Navy  United States
Lucien N. Nedzi (1925-05-28) May 28, 1925 (age 91) Politician United States Army  United States
Tom Neil (1920-07-14) July 14, 1920 (age 96) World War II flying ace Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Joan Neiman (1920-09-09) September 9, 1920 (age 96) Senator Royal Canadian Navy (Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service)  Canada
Don Newcombe (1926-06-14) June 14, 1926 (age 90) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
John Lang Nichol (1924-01-07) January 7, 1924 (age 93) Politician Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve  Canada
Dick Nichols (1926-04-29) April 29, 1926 (age 90) Politician United States Navy, 1944–1947  United States
Howard Nielson (1924-09-12) September 12, 1924 (age 92) Utah congressman (1983–1991) United States Army Air Corps  United States
Artturi Niemelä (1923-08-23) August 23, 1923 (age 93) Homesteader and politician Finnish Army  Finland
George Nigh (1927-06-09) June 9, 1927 (age 89) Politician United States Navy  United States
Ian Nish (1926-06-03) June 3, 1926 (age 90) Academic; specialist in Japanese studies British Army  United Kingdom
Peter L. Nissen (1924-01-08) January 8, 1924 (age 93) Aviator and businessman Norwegian resistance movement, Royal Norwegian Air Force  Norway
Irv Noren (1924-11-29) November 29, 1924 (age 92) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Francis W. Nye (1918-06-29) June 29, 1918 (age 98) Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States

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10 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
René de Obaldia (1918-10-22) October 22, 1918 (age 98) Playwright & poet French Army  France
Helmut Oberlander (1924-02-15) February 15, 1924 (age 93) Ethnic German from Ukraine. Accused of war crimes by SWC Heer  Germany
Gerald O'Brien (1924-12-02) December 2, 1924 (age 92) Politician Royal New Zealand Air Force  New Zealand
Hunter Pitts O'Dell (1923-08-11) August 11, 1923 (age 93) Civil rights activist United States Merchant Marines  United States
Len Okrie (1923-07-16) July 16, 1923 (age 93) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Stanisław Oleksiak (pl) 1924 former president of World Association of Home Army Soldiers, Order of Polonia Restituta recipient Home Army  Poland
Jiro Ono (1925-10-27) October 27, 1925 (age 91) Sushi Chef Japanese Imperial Army  Japan
David Oreck (1923-09-17) September 17, 1923 (age 93) Entrepreneur United States Army Air Forces  United States
Richard Arvine Overton (1906-05-11) May 11, 1906 (age 110) Oldest living US veteran of WW2 United States Army  United States
Lucy Ozarin (1914-08-18) August 18, 1914 (age 102) Psychiatrist United States Navy  United States

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47 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Frank D. Padgett (1923-03-09) March 9, 1923 (age 94) Judge United States Army Air Forces  United States
Boris Pahor (1913-08-26) August 26, 1913 (age 103) Writer & publicist Partisans  Yugoslavia
Paik Sun-yup (1920-11-23) November 23, 1920 (age 96) First four-star general in the South Korean military Manchukuo Imperial Army  Manchukuo
Geoffrey Palmer (1927-06-04) June 4, 1927 (age 89) Actor Royal Marines  United Kingdom
Owen M. Panner (1924-07-28) July 28, 1924 (age 92) Attorney & jurist United States Army  United States
Peter Paret (1924-04-13) April 13, 1924 (age 93) Historian United States Army  United States
Rudolph Pariser (1923-12-08) December 8, 1923 (age 93) Physicist & polymer chemist United States Army  United States
Douglas H. Parker (1926-08-19) August 19, 1926 (age 90) Law school professor United States Navy  United States
Raymond Parkinson (1922-03-22) March 22, 1922 (age 95) Psychiatrist & politician Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Ara Parseghian (1923-05-21) May 21, 1923 (age 93) NFL football player United States Navy  United States
Johnny Pate (1923-12-05) December 5, 1923 (age 93) Bass player & arranger United States Army; played with the 218th AGF Army Band  United States
Alastair Craig Paterson 1924 Civil engineer British Army  United Kingdom
John Malcolm Patterson (1921-09-27) September 27, 1921 (age 95) Governor of Alabama (1959–1963) United States Army  United States
Charles C. Pattillo (1924-06-03) June 3, 1924 (age 92) Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Art Paul (1925-01-18) January 18, 1925 (age 92) Graphics designer United States Army  United States
"Sunshine" Sonny Payne (1925-11-29) November 29, 1925 (age 91) Radio presenter United States Army, 1942–48  United States
Philip Pearlstein (1924-05-24) May 24, 1924 (age 92) Modern Realist painter United States Army  United States
Thomas Pearson (1914-07-01) July 1, 1914 (age 102) Army general & officer British Army  United Kingdom
Robert Newton Peck (1928-02-17) February 17, 1928 (age 89) Author United States Army  United States
Hau Pei-tsun (1919-07-13) July 13, 1919 (age 97) Premier of Taiwan National Revolutionary Army  Taiwan
Johnny Peirson (1925-07-21) July 21, 1925 (age 91) Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada
Roland Penner (1924-07-30) July 30, 1924 (age 92) Politician Royal Canadian Artillery  Canada
Edwin Pepping (1922-07-04) July 4, 1922 (age 94) Soldier, Easy Company United States Army  United States
Simon Perchik (1923-12-24) December 24, 1923 (age 93) Poet United States Army Air Forces  United States
Nehemiah Persoff (1919-08-02) August 2, 1919 (age 97) Actor; Some Like It Hot, Yentl United States Army  United States
Jack Petchey (1925-07-19) July 19, 1925 (age 91) Businessman Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Prince Phillip (1921-06-10) June 10, 1921 (age 95) Duke of Edinburgh Royal Navy  United Kingdom
James Dickson Phillips, Jr. (1922-09-23) September 23, 1922 (age 94) Judge United States Army  United States
Leslie Phillips (1924-04-20) April 20, 1924 (age 93) Actor British Army  United Kingdom
William Phipps (1922-02-04) February 4, 1922 (age 95) Actor United States Navy  United States
Kazimierz Piechowski (1919-10-03) October 3, 1919 (age 97) Holocaust survivor; escapee from Auschwitz  Poland
Lawrence W. Pierce (1924-12-31) December 31, 1924 (age 92) Lawyer & federal judge United States Army  United States
Derek Piggott (1922-12-27) December 27, 1922 (age 94) Aviator & flight instructor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Jack Pimm (1920-10-07) October 7, 1920 (age 96) Football player Australian Army  Australia
Richard Pipes (1923-07-11) July 11, 1923 (age 93) Historian United States Army Air Corps  United States
Joyce Pipkin (1924-01-09) January 9, 1924 (age 93) Football player United States Army; served 18 months in the Pacific as an underwater demolition expert  United States
Janko Pleterski (1923-02-01) February 1, 1923 (age 94) Politician, diplomat, & historian Partisans  Yugoslavia
Martin Pope (1918-08-22) August 22, 1918 (age 98) Physical chemist United States Armed Forces, 1942–1945  United States
Freddie L. Poston (1925-09-16) September 16, 1925 (age 91) Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Aris Poulianos (1924-07-24) July 24, 1924 (age 92) Anthropologist & archaeologist Greek People's Liberation Army, 1942–43  Greece
Lasse Pöysti (1927-01-24) January 24, 1927 (age 90) Actor, director, theatre manager and writer Finnish Army  Finland
Harry Pregerson (1923-10-13) October 13, 1923 (age 93) Judge; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals United States Marine Corps  United States
Josef Preiß (1922-06-24) June 24, 1922 (age 94) Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipient Wehrmacht  Germany
Donald Prell (1924-07-07) July 7, 1924 (age 92) Venture capitalist & futurist United States Army  United States
Gabe Pressman (1924-02-14) February 14, 1924 (age 93) TV journalist United States Navy  United States
Reg Pugh (1917-07-28) July 28, 1917 (age 99) Football player British Army  United Kingdom
Alexander Pylcyn (1923-11-18) November 18, 1923 (age 93) World War II Order of the Red Banner recipient Red Army  Soviet Union

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2 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Al Quie (1923-09-18) September 18, 1923 (age 93) Governor of Minnesota (1979–1983) United States Navy  United States
Charles Randolph Quirk, Baron Quirk (1920-07-12) July 12, 1920 (age 96) Linguist Royal Air Force  United Kingdom

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49 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Marv Rackley (1921-07-25) July 25, 1921 (age 95) American baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Velimir Radičević (sr) (1914-07-14) July 14, 1914 (age 102)[13] World War II officer Yugoslav Partisans  Democratic Federal Yugoslavia
Alfred Radley 1924 Clothing manufacturer Royal Navy  United Kingdom
James Ramsden (1923-11-01) November 1, 1923 (age 93) Former Member of Parliament (1954-1974), last British Secretary of State for War (1963-64) British Army  United Kingdom
Georg Ratzinger (1924-01-15) January 15, 1924 (age 93) Catholic priest Reichsarbeitsdienst & Luftwaffe  Germany
Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger (1927-04-16) April 16, 1927 (age 90) Pope Benedict XVI, the 265th Pope Luftwaffenhelfer  Germany
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. (1927-03-29) March 29, 1927 (age 90) Politician United States Marine Corps  United States
Karl Ravens (de) (1927-06-29) June 29, 1927 (age 89) German politician Luftwaffe  Germany
Ronald C. Read (1924-12-19) December 19, 1924 (age 92) Graph theorist Royal Navy  Canada
Manuel Real (1924-01-27) January 27, 1924 (age 93) Judge United States Navy Reserve  United States
Thomas Morrow Reavley (1921-06-21) June 21, 1921 (age 95) Judge United States Navy  United States
Hartman Rector, Jr. (1924-08-20) August 20, 1924 (age 92) Mormon missionary United States Navy  United States
Lou Reda 1925 Documentary filmmaker United States Navy  United States
Sumner Redstone (1923-05-27) May 27, 1923 (age 93) Chairman & CEO of Viacom United States Army  United States
Ralph Regula (1924-12-03) December 3, 1924 (age 92) Ohio congressman (1973–2009) United States Navy  United States
Ogden R. Reid (1925-06-24) June 24, 1925 (age 91) Politician & diplomat; New York Congressman (1963–1975) United States Army  United States
Carl Reiner (1922-03-20) March 20, 1922 (age 95) Film director & actor; TV's Your Show of Shows, The Dick van Dyke Show United States Army  United States
Keith Remington (1923-04-29) April 29, 1923 (age 93) Politician Second Australian Imperial Force  Australia
Willi Reschke (1922-02-03) February 3, 1922 (age 95) Luftwaffe ace Luftwaffe  Germany
Vasily Reshetnikov (1919-12-23) December 23, 1919 (age 97) Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force Red Air Force  Soviet Union
Gene Reynolds (1923-04-04) April 4, 1923 (age 94) Actor & TV writer, producer, & director United States Navy  United States
Rudolf von Ribbentrop (1921-05-11) May 11, 1921 (age 95) Waffen-SS captain Waffen-SS  Germany
George Barclay Richardson (1924-09-19) September 19, 1924 (age 92) Economist Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Fred Richmond (1923-11-15) November 15, 1923 (age 93) Politician United States Navy  United States
Al Richter (1927-02-07) February 7, 1927 (age 90) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Madeleine Riffaud (1924-08-23) August 23, 1924 (age 92) Poet, journalist, & war correspondent French Resistance  France
Jim Riffey (1923-12-14) December 14, 1923 (age 93) Basketball player United States Army  United States
John Rigas (1924-11-14) November 14, 1924 (age 92) CEO of Adelphia (1952–2002) United States Army  United States
Basil Rigg (1926-08-12) August 12, 1926 (age 90) Cricket player Australian Army  Australia
Fred Risser (1927-05-05) May 5, 1927 (age 89) Politician United States Navy  United States
Jim Rivera (1922-07-22) July 22, 1922 (age 94) Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Owen W. Roberts (1924-03-29) March 29, 1924 (age 93) Diplomat United States Army  United States
Eddie Robinson (1920-12-15) December 15, 1920 (age 96) American baseball player, coach, and manager United States Navy  United States
Richard Rohmer (1924-01-24) January 24, 1924 (age 93) Military writer; Ultimatum Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Heinz Rökker (1920-10-20) October 20, 1920 (age 96) World War II flying ace Luftwaffe  Germany
Charles P. Roland (1918-04-08) April 8, 1918 (age 99) Historian United States Army  United States
Fred B. Rooney (1925-11-06) November 6, 1925 (age 91) Politician United States Army  United States
Clive Rose (1921-09-15) September 15, 1921 (age 95) Diplomat British Army  United Kingdom
Klaus Rose (de) (1928-06-03) June 3, 1928 (age 88) Professor of economics German Army (Wehrmacht)  Germany
Wilburn K. Ross (1922-05-12) May 12, 1922 (age 94) World War II Medal of Honour recipient United States Army  United States
Joachim Rønneberg (1919-08-30) August 30, 1919 (age 97) Broadcaster 1st Lt., Norwegian Independent Company 1  Norway
J. Roy Rowland (1926-02-03) February 3, 1926 (age 91) Georgia congressman (1981–1995) United States Army, 1944–1946  United States
Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy, 9th Baron Langford (1912-03-08) March 8, 1912 (age 105) Peer and Army Officer Royal Artillery  United Kingdom
Gerd Ruge (1928-08-09) August 9, 1928 (age 88) German journalist, author and filmmaker German Army (Wehrmacht)  Germany
John Russell (1920-02-02) February 2, 1920 (age 97) Olympic equestrian United States Army  United States
William Russell (1924-11-19) November 19, 1924 (age 92) Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
F. James Rutherford (1924-07-10) July 10, 1924 (age 92) Science professor Radar Officer  United States
John Ruthven (1924-11-12) November 12, 1924 (age 92) Wildlife painter United States Army  United States
Wayne Ryan Medical researcher and professor United States Navy  United States

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80 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Alexander Sachal (1924-11-15) November 15, 1924 (age 92) Artist Red Army & French Resistance  Soviet Union
John Safer (1922-09-06) September 6, 1922 (age 94) Sculptor United States Army Air Forces  United States
Guy Sajer (1927-01-13) January 13, 1927 (age 90) Military writer Wehrmacht  Germany
Peter Sallis (1921-02-01) February 1, 1921 (age 96) Actor; the Wallace and Gromit film series, TV's Last of the Summer Wine Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Ed Samcoff (1924-09-01) September 1, 1924 (age 92) Baseball player United States Marine Corps[14]  United States
Sangharakshita (1925-08-25) August 25, 1925 (age 91) Buddhist teacher & writer Royal Signal Corps  United Kingdom
Ugo Sansonetti (1919-01-10) January 10, 1919 (age 98) Cavalry officer, masters athlete Italian Army  Italy
Frank Saucier (1926-05-28) May 28, 1926 (age 90) Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Alan Sayers (1915-12-06) December 6, 1915 (age 101) Track and field runner, journalist Royal New Zealand Navy  New Zealand
Robert H. Scarborough (1923-03-12) March 12, 1923 (age 94) Vice Admiral United States Navy  United States
Norman Scarth 1925 Blogger & political candidate Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Art Schallock (1924-04-25) April 25, 1924 (age 93) Baseball player United States Navy[15]  United States
Carl Scheib (1927-01-01) January 1, 1927 (age 90) Baseball player United States Army[16]  United States
Richard Schifter (1923-07-31) July 31, 1923 (age 93) Lawyer United States Army  United States
Bob Schiller (1918-11-08) November 8, 1918 (age 98) Screenwriter; TV's I Love Lucy, All in the Family United States Army[17]  United States
Rolf Schimpf (1924-11-14) November 14, 1924 (age 92) German television actor  Germany
Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski (1917-03-10) March 10, 1917 (age 100) Aviator 27th Home Army Infantry Division  Poland
Helmut Schlesinger (1924-09-04) September 4, 1924 (age 92) President of the Deutsche Bundesbank  Germany
John R. Schmidhauser (1922-01-03) January 3, 1922 (age 95) Politician United States Navy, 1941–1945  United States
Wolf Schneider (1925-05-07) May 7, 1925 (age 91) Journalist Luftwaffe  Germany
Red Schoendienst (1923-02-02) February 2, 1923 (age 94) Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Ray Schofield (1925-08-07) August 7, 1925 (age 91) Sportsman Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
George P. Schultz (1920-12-13) December 13, 1920 (age 96) 60th U.S. Secretary of State United States Marine Corps  United States
Horst Schulze (1921-04-26) April 26, 1921 (age 96) Actor and opera singer German Army  Germany
Bernard L. Schwartz (1926-12-12) December 12, 1926 (age 90) CEO of Loral Corporation (1972–2006)  United States
Ted Schwinden (1925-08-31) August 31, 1925 (age 91) Politician; Governor of Montana (1976–1980) United States Army  United States
Vin Scully (1927-11-29) November 29, 1927 (age 89) Sportscaster United States Navy  United States
Vincent Scully (1920-08-21) August 21, 1920 (age 96) Architectural historian & critic United States Army Air Corps[18]  United States
Reginald Secondé (1922-07-28) July 28, 1922 (age 94) Diplomat British Army  United Kingdom
Vic Seixas (1923-08-30) August 30, 1923 (age 93) Tennis player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Ralph Senensky[19] (1923-05-01) May 1, 1923 (age 93) TV director & writer United States Army  United States
Doc Severinsen (1927-07-07) July 7, 1927 (age 89) Trumpeter United States Army  United States
Whitney North Seymour, Jr. (1923-07-07) July 7, 1923 (age 93) Politician United States Armed Forces  United States
Robert H. Shaffer (1915-09-13) September 13, 1915 (age 101) Educator & academic United States Army  United States
Bobby Shantz (1925-09-26) September 26, 1925 (age 91) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Kendall Shaw 1924 Painter United States Navy  United States
Art Shay (1922-03-31) March 31, 1922 (age 95) Photojournalist United States Army Air Forces  United States
Jack Sheedy (1926-09-28) September 28, 1926 (age 90) Sportsman Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Harry W. Shlaudeman (1926-05-17) May 17, 1926 (age 90) US ambassador to Nicaragua (1990–1992) United States Marine Corps  United States
Robert G. Shulman (1924-03-03) March 3, 1924 (age 93) Biophysicist United States Navy  United States
Yang Side (1921-12-21) December 21, 1921 (age 95) General, public servant National Revolutionary Army  China
Charlie Silvera (1924-10-13) October 13, 1924 (age 92) Baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Dudley Simpson (1922-10-04) October 4, 1922 (age 94) Composer Australian Army  Australia
Arjan Singh (1919-04-15) April 15, 1919 (age 98) Distinguished Flying Cross; Indian Air Force officer Indian Air Force  British India
John K. Singlaub (1921-07-10) July 10, 1921 (age 95) Army general United States Army  United States
Joe Sinnott (1926-10-16) October 16, 1926 (age 90) Comic book artist United States Navy  United States
Helen Smith (1922-01-05) January 5, 1922 (age 95) Baseball player United States Army  United States
Lyle Smith (1916-03-17) March 17, 1916 (age 101) Football & basketball player United States Navy  United States
Neal Edward Smith (1920-03-23) March 23, 1920 (age 97) Politician; Iowa representative (1959–1995) United States Army Air Forces  United States
Robert M. Solow (1924-08-23) August 23, 1924 (age 92) Economist United States Army  United States
Gerhard Sommer (1921-06-24) June 24, 1921 (age 95) Soldier Waffen-SS  Germany
Alexei Sorokin (1922-03-28) March 28, 1922 (age 95) Politician & admiral Soviet Navy  Soviet Union
Cecil Souders (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 (age 96) Football player United States Navy  United States
Pierre Soulages (1919-12-24) December 24, 1919 (age 97) Painter and sculptor  France
Robert Hitchcock Spain (1925-10-26) October 26, 1925 (age 91) Bishop United States Navy  United States
Alex Spanos (1923-09-28) September 28, 1923 (age 93) Real estate developer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Marvin Speight (1921-09-05) September 5, 1921 (age 95) Basketball player & coach  United States
John Spellman (1926-12-29) December 29, 1926 (age 90) Governor of Washington (1981–1985) United States Navy  United States
Ronald Spiers (1925-07-09) July 9, 1925 (age 91) Diplomat; US Ambassador to Pakistan (1981–1983) United States Navy  United States
Richard T. Spooner 1925 Marine Corps officer United States Marine Corps  United States
Wilfried Stallknecht (1928-08-12) August 12, 1928 (age 88) Architect and designer German Army  Germany
Janez Stanovnik (1922-08-04) August 4, 1922 (age 94) Politician & economist Partisans  Yugoslavia
Harry Dean Stanton (1926-07-14) July 14, 1926 (age 90) Actor United States Navy  United States
Deryck Stapleton (1918-01-15) January 15, 1918 (age 99) RAF air marshal Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Herb Stempel (1926-12-19) December 19, 1926 (age 90) Game show contestant United States Army  United States
Ninian Stephen (1923-06-15) June 15, 1923 (age 93) Jurist. Governor-General of Australia (1982-1989). Australian Army  Australia
Willis H. Stephens, Sr. (1925-06-07) June 7, 1925 (age 91) Politician United States Army Air Forces  United States
Guy Stern (1922-01-14) January 14, 1922 (age 95) Literary scholar United States Army  United States
Chuck Stevens (1918-07-10) July 10, 1918 (age 98) Baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
John Paul Stevens (1920-04-20) April 20, 1920 (age 97) U.S Supreme Court Justice United States Navy  United States
Hans Stollnberger (1919-04-10) April 10, 1919 (age 98) Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipient Luftwaffe  Germany
William Stoltzfus (1924-11-03) November 3, 1924 (age 92) Diplomat United States Naval Air Corps  United States
Larry Storch (1923-01-08) January 8, 1923 (age 94) Actor; TV's F Troop United States Navy  United States
Roderick Strohl (1922-06-24) June 24, 1922 (age 94) Soldier, Easy Company United States Army  United States
Paul Stuffel (1927-03-22) March 22, 1927 (age 90) Baseball player United States Army  United States
John Hale Stutesman (1920-12-16) December 16, 1920 (age 96) U.S State Department Consul United States Army  United States
C. D. Subbaiah (1924-03-06) March 6, 1924 (age 93) Fighter pilot, air marshal Indian Air Force  India
Richard Summers (1921-10-18) October 18, 1921 (age 95) RAF officer; one of The Few Royal Air Force  United States
Grigory Svirsky (1921-09-29) September 29, 1921 (age 95) Writer Soviet Air Force  Soviet Union
John Swinton (1925-04-21) April 21, 1925 (age 92) British Army general British Army  United Kingdom

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31 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Gorō Takeda (1921-10-10) October 10, 1921 (age 95) General; Chief of the Joint Staff of the JSDF (1979-1981), Chief of Air Staff, JASDF (1978-1979) Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Jiro Tanaka (1917-01-16) January 16, 1917 (age 100) Aircraft & automotive engineer Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Endel Taniloo (1923-01-05) January 5, 1923 (age 94) After the war survived a Soviet POW camp. Well-known sculptor Estonian Legion  Estonia
Aleksander Tarnawski (pl) (1921-01-08) January 8, 1921 (age 96) cichociemny Polish Armed Forces in the West  Poland
Hoyt Patrick Taylor, Jr. (1924-04-01) April 1, 1924 (age 93) Politician United States Army  United States
Maurice Taylor (1926-05-05) May 5, 1926 (age 90) Bishop British Army  United Kingdom
Nicholas Taylor (1927-11-11) November 11, 1927 (age 89) Politician, businessman, & geologist Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve  Canada
Robert L. Taylor 1924 Founder & president of Antique Airplane Association United States Navy  United States
Lee Teng-hui (1923-01-15) January 15, 1923 (age 94) R.O.China president (1988–2000) Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Wayne Terwilliger (1925-06-27) June 27, 1925 (age 91) Major League baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
Robert E. Thacker 1918 Aviator & test pilot United States Army Air Forces  United States
Mikis Theodorakis (1925-07-29) July 29, 1925 (age 91) Songwriter & composer Greek Resistance  Greece
Wayne Thiebaud (1920-11-15) November 15, 1920 (age 96) Pop art painter United States Army Air Corps  United States
Ward Thomas (1923-08-11) August 11, 1923 (age 93) TV executive Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Fletcher Thompson (1925-02-05) February 5, 1925 (age 92) Politician & lawyer United States Army Medical Corps & United States Army Air Corps  United States
Tim Thompson (1924-03-01) March 1, 1924 (age 93) Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Charles Thone (1924-01-04) January 4, 1924 (age 93) Politician; governor or Nebraska 1979–1983 United States Army  United States
Gunnar Thoresen (1920-07-21) July 21, 1920 (age 96) Football player  Norway
Georg von Tiesenhausen (1914-05-18) May 18, 1914 (age 102) Rocket scientist Member of the "von Braun rocket group" at Peenemünde  Germany
John Tillard (1924-05-26) May 26, 1924 (age 92) Cricket player British Army  United Kingdom
Christopher Tolkien (1924-11-21) November 21, 1924 (age 92) Editor, novelist, and academic Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Fritz Tornow (1924-07-27) July 27, 1924 (age 92) Adolf Hitler's personal dog handler, Führerbunker occupant Heer  Nazi Germany
Reidar Torp (1922-07-07) July 7, 1922 (age 94) Military Officer Military Officer  Norway
Aldo Tortorella (1926-07-10) July 10, 1926 (age 90) Journalist & politician Italian Resistance  Italy
Zollie Toth (1924-01-26) January 26, 1924 (age 93) American football player  United States[20]
Simon Towneley (1921-12-14) December 14, 1921 (age 95) Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire (1976-1997) British Army  United Kingdom
Gilbert R. Tredway (1922-10-11) October 11, 1922 (age 94) Historian United States Army  United States
Charley Trippi (1921-12-14) December 14, 1921 (age 95) Football player United States Army Air Corps  United States
Katerina Traykova Nurdžieva (1922-10-18) October 18, 1922 (age 94) Activist Partisans  Yugoslavia
John Treacher (1924-09-23) September 23, 1924 (age 92) Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Joe Turkel (1927-07-15) July 15, 1927 (age 89) Actor United States Army  United States

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2 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Yosh Uchida (1920-04-01) April 1, 1920 (age 97) Sports businessman, entrepreneur, & engineer United States Army  United States
Brian Urquhart (1919-02-28) February 28, 1919 (age 98) Soldier & diplomat British Army  United Kingdom

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16 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Tony Vaccaro (1922-12-20) December 20, 1922 (age 94) Photographer United States Army  United States
Jean Valentine 1924 Bombe operator Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Jaakko Valtanen (1925-02-09) February 9, 1925 (age 92) General Finnish Defence Forces  Finland
Donald West VanArtsdalen (1919-10-21) October 21, 1919 (age 97) Federal judge Canadian Army 1940–42
United States Army 1942–45
 United States
Ebert Van Buren (1924-12-06) December 6, 1924 (age 92) Football player United States Army  United States
Dick Van Dyke (1925-12-13) December 13, 1925 (age 91) Actor and comedian United States Army Air Corps  United States
Harold Van Heuvelen (1919-03-30) March 30, 1919 (age 98) Composer United States Army  United States
Neil D. Van Sickle (1915-07-08) July 8, 1915 (age 101) Air force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Fritz Vehse (1924-04-23) April 23, 1924 (age 93) World War II Knight's Cross recipient German Army  Germany
Henri Vernes (1918-10-16) October 16, 1918 (age 98) Action and science-fiction writer  Belgium
George S. Vest (1918-12-25) December 25, 1918 (age 98) Diplomat United States Army  United States
Claude Vigée (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 (age 96) Poet French Resistance  France
Weston E. Vivian (1924-10-25) October 25, 1924 (age 92) Politician United States Navy  United States
Hans-Jochen Vogel (1926-02-03) February 3, 1926 (age 91) Politician Wehrmacht  Germany
Hans-Heinrich Voigt (1921-04-18) April 18, 1921 (age 96) Astronomer German Army  Germany
Anton Vratuša (1915-02-21) February 21, 1915 (age 102) Slovenian politician Yugoslav Partisans  Democratic Federal Yugoslavia

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42 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
John Waddy (1920-06-17) June 17, 1920 (age 96) Author & military advisor British Army  United Kingdom
Jim Wade (1926-02-14) February 14, 1926 (age 91)[21] American football player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Clint Walker (1927-05-30) May 30, 1927 (age 89) Actor United States Merchant Marine  United States
Mort Walker (1923-09-03) September 3, 1923 (age 93) Comic strip writer & artist; Beetle Bailey United States Army  United States
Murray Walker (1923-10-10) October 10, 1923 (age 93) Formula One motorsport commentator & journalist British Army  United Kingdom
Martin Walser (1927-03-24) March 24, 1927 (age 90) Writer German Army (Wehrmacht)  Germany
Maxwell "Max" William Ward (1921-11-22) November 22, 1921 (age 95) Aviator Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
John Warner (1927-02-18) February 18, 1927 (age 90) Politician United States Navy  United States
Neal Watlington (1922-12-25) December 25, 1922 (age 94) Major League Baseball player United States Army  United States
Billy Watson (1923-12-25) December 25, 1923 (age 93) Child actor United States Army[22]  United States
W. Marvin Watson (1924-06-06) June 6, 1924 (age 92) Politician United States Marine Corps  United States
James H. Weaver (1927-08-08) August 8, 1927 (age 89) Politician; Oregon congressman (1975–1987) United States Navy  United States
Chick Webster (1920-11-03) November 3, 1920 (age 96) Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada
William H. Webster (1924-03-26) March 26, 1924 (age 93) 3rd F.B.I. Director, 10th C.I.A. Director and Chairperson of the Homeland Security Advisory Council United States Navy  United States
Ulrich Wegener (1929-08-22) August 22, 1929 (age 87) Police officer Luftwaffe  Germany
Jack B. Weinstein (1921-08-10) August 10, 1921 (age 95) Federal judge United States Navy  United States
Jimmy Weldon (1923-09-23) September 23, 1923 (age 93) Voice actor & ventriloquist United States Army Air Corps[23]  United States
Geoffrey Wellum (1921-08-04) August 4, 1921 (age 95) Author & aviator Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Wally Westlake (1920-11-08) November 8, 1920 (age 96) Major League baseball player United States Coast Guard  United States
Leonard Wexler (1924-11-11) November 11, 1924 (age 92) Federal Judge, Eastern District of New York United States Army  United States
Walter Wheeler (1925-11-19) November 19, 1925 (age 91) Politician United States Navy  United States
Jack Whitaker (1924-05-18) May 18, 1924 (age 92) Sportscaster United States Army  United States
John White 1924 Art historian Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
G. William Whitehurst (1925-03-12) March 12, 1925 (age 92) Politician United States Navy  United States
Neville Wigram, 2nd Baron Wigram (1915-08-02) August 2, 1915 (age 101) Lieutenant Colonel British Army  United Kingdom
Richard Wilbur (1921-03-01) March 1, 1921 (age 96) Poet United States Army  United States
Hershel W. Williams (1923-10-02) October 2, 1923 (age 93) Marine United States Marine Corps  United States
William Winegard (1924-04-11) April 11, 1924 (age 93) Politician Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Charley Winner (1924-07-02) July 2, 1924 (age 92) Football player United States Army Air Forces  United States
William Winter (1923-02-21) February 21, 1923 (age 94) Politician; Mississippi governor (1980–1984) United States Army  United States
Tex Winter (1922-02-25) February 25, 1922 (age 95) Basketball coach United States Navy  United States
Graham Winteringham 1922 Architect Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Harris Wofford (1926-04-09) April 9, 1926 (age 91) Politician United States Army Air Forces  United States
Dale E. Wolf (1924-09-06) September 6, 1924 (age 92) Governor of Delaware (1992-1993) United States Army  United States
Woody Woodbury (1924-02-09) February 9, 1924 (age 93) Comedian & actor United States Marine Corps  United States
Bill Woodson (1917-07-16) July 16, 1917 (age 99) Actor & voice artist United States Army[24]  United States
Morgan Woodward (1925-09-16) September 16, 1925 (age 91) Actor United States Army Air Corps  United States
Peregrine Worsthorne (1923-12-22) December 22, 1923 (age 93) Journalist, writer, & broadcaster British Army  United Kingdom
Herman Wouk (1915-05-27) May 27, 1915 (age 101) Author; The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War United States Navy  United States
Ken Wright (1925-09-06) September 6, 1925 (age 91) Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Tom Wright (1923-09-22) September 22, 1923 (age 93) Major League baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Richard Wurbs (de) (1920-08-26) August 26, 1920 (age 96) Vice President of the Bundestag  Germany

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1 veteran

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Alex Xydias (1922-03-22) March 22, 1922 (age 95) Auto racing driver United States Army Air Forces  United States

Y[edit]

12 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Sol Yaged (1922-12-08) December 8, 1922 (age 94) Jazz clarinetist United States Army  United States
Abraham Yakin (1924-07-31) July 31, 1924 (age 92) Artist Royal Navy  Israel
George Yankowski (1922-11-19) November 19, 1922 (age 94) Major League baseball player United States Navy  United States
Andimba ya Toivo (1924-08-22) August 22, 1924 (age 92) Politician, activist South African Army  Namibia
Dmitry Yazov (1924-11-08) November 8, 1924 (age 92) Soviet Union Marshal Red Army  Soviet Union
Chuck Yeager (1923-02-13) February 13, 1923 (age 94) Air Force officer & test pilot; first person to exceed the speed of sound in flight United States Army Air Forces  United States
Bill Yoast 1924 High school football coach subject of the book and movie Remember the Titans United States Army Air Forces  United States
Tom York (1924-11-30) November 30, 1924 (age 92) TV personality United States Navy  United States
Jim Youel (1922-02-13) February 13, 1922 (age 95) Football player United States Navy  United States
Edward Lunn Young (1920-09-07) September 7, 1920 (age 96) Politician United States Army Air Corps  United States
Samuel H. Young (1922-12-26) December 26, 1922 (age 94) Politician United States Army  United States
Patrick Yu (1922-08-22) August 22, 1922 (age 94) Lawyer British Army
National Revolutionary Army
 Hong Kong

Z[edit]

6 veterans

Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Franco Zeffirelli (1923-02-12) February 12, 1923 (age 94) Film director and producer; Romeo and Juliet, Jesus of Nazareth British Army  Italy
Charles Zentai (1921-10-08) October 8, 1921 (age 95) Warrant officer. Accused of war crimes by SWC Royal Hungarian Army  Hungary
Roger H. Zion (1921-09-17) September 17, 1921 (age 95) Politician United States Navy  United States
Ciril Zlobec (1925-07-04) July 4, 1925 (age 91) Poet, writer, & journalist Partisans  Slovenia
Louis Zorich (1924-02-12) February 12, 1924 (age 93) Actor United States Army  United States
Leszek Żukowski (pl) (1929-02-11) February 11, 1929 (age 88) president of World Association of Home Army Soldiers Gray Ranks  Poland

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Notes[edit]

Israel and the Philippines were not independent nations during the war. Israel was considered British Palestine. The Philippines was considered The Commonwealth of the Philippines.

References[edit]

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