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1A list of all the articles on this site about real-life military personnel; including warriors and soldiers, officers and commanders, warlords and conquerors. Even celebrity entertainers who had a stint in the military count here.----* UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat: Greek king and conqueror who formed the Macedonian Empire.* UsefulNotes/AkechiMitsuhide: 16th century {{UsefulNotes/Japan}}ese warlord. * UsefulNotes/IdiAmin: Ugandan general who became dictator of {{UsefulNotes/Uganda}} by coup from 1971 to 1979.* Wrestling/KenAnderson: Served in the U.S. Army.* Creator/BeaArthur: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/LiorAshkenazi: Served in the Israel Defense Forces.* Creator/EdwardAsner: Served in the U.S. Army.* Creator/RichardAttenborough: Served in the Royal Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/AttilaTheHun: Hunnic warlord in the 600s. * Creator/JamesAvery: Served in the U.S. Navy during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar.* UsefulNotes/RalphBagnold: British military officer during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/JosephineBaker: Served in the French resistance during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/FulgencioBatista: Cuban general who was the dictator of Cuba.* UsefulNotes/FlaviusBelisarius: Byzantine general.* Creator/DonaldPBellisario: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1955-1959, retiring as a Sergeant. Majority of the shows he has written and produced are about the military, particularly the Marine Corps and Navy.* UsefulNotes/DavidBenGurion: Served in the British Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.* UsefulNotes/GotzVonBerlichingen: 16th century German Imperial knight and mercenary.* Wrestling/FreddieBlassie: Prior to his ProfessionalWrestling career, he served in the United States Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/HansChristianBlech: Served in the Wehrmacht during World War II. Played quite a bunch of German soldiers on film after the war.* Creator/HumphreyBogart: Served in the US Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne. Was also a "volunteer Coast Guard" in World War Two.* UsefulNotes/SimonBolivar: South American revolutionary leader who successfully fought a war against Spain for the independence of Gran Colombia (present-day Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, and Ecuador).* UsefulNotes/JairBolsonaro: He was a [[UsefulNotes/BraziliansWithBazookas Brazilian Army captain]] during [[UsefulNotes/BrazilianMilitaryRegime the era of military rule]], before he had a political career and eventually became the President of Brazil.* UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte: French general who became the Emperor of France, leading armies during UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution and UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars.* Creator/JosephPayneBrennan: Served in World War II.* Creator/MelBrooks: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/RichardBurton: Served in the Royal Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush: Served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush: Served in the Texas Air National Guard.* UsefulNotes/JuliusCaesar: Roman general and dictator, the first line of Roman emperors trace their bloodline to him.* Creator/MichaelCaine: Served in the British Army during UsefulNotes/TheKoreanWar.* Creator/FrankCapra: Italian-American filmmaker who served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, where he produced propaganda films such as ''Series/WhyWeFight''.* Creator/DrewCarey: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps.* Creator/ArtCarney: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/JimmyCarter: Served in the U.S. Navy as a submarine officer.* Music/JohnnyCash: Served in the United States Air Force.* UsefulNotes/FidelCastro: Cuban revolutionary leader who eventually overthrew UsefulNotes/FulgencioBatista and became the President of Cuba.* UsefulNotes/DukeOfCaxias: 19th century Brazilian general.* UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill: Served in the British Army during [[UsefulNotes/TheRiverWar the Anglo-Sudan War]] and UsefulNotes/TheSecondBoerWar.* Creator/LarryClark: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar.* [[Creator/BuffaloBill William "Buffalo Bill" Cody]]: WildWest sharpshooter who served in the US Army during the UsefulNotes/AmericanCivilWar and the Indian Wars.* Creator/SeanConnery: Served in the Royal Navy.* Creator/ChuckConnors: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/BillCosby: Served in the U.S. Navy.* Creator/RandyCouture: Served in the U.S. Army.* Creator/BernardCribbins: Served in the Parachute Regiment of the British Army.* UsefulNotes/OliverCromwell: The head of Parliament in the English Civil War, later Lord Protector of the British islands. * UsefulNotes/CyrusTheGreat: Persian king and conqueror.* Creator/RoaldDahl: Served in the Royal Air Force.* Creator/JimDale: Served in the Royal Air Force.* UsefulNotes/DateMasamune: 16th century Japanese warlord.* Creator/SammyDavisJr: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/RogerDelgado: Served in the British Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/DomJustoTakayamaUkon: 16th-17th century Christian samurai. * Creator/JamesDoohan: Served in the Royal Canadian Artillery during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and participated in D-Day.* UsefulNotes/BlackDouglas: 14th century Scottish knight.* Creator/KirkDouglas: Served in the United States Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/AdamDriver: The American actor served in the U.S. Marine Corps shortly after 9/11. He was medically discharged due to injury, leaving with the rank of Lance Corporal. * Creator/CharlesDurning: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/ClintEastwood: Served in the United States Army during UsefulNotes/TheKoreanWar.* UsefulNotes/DwightEisenhower: American general during World War II, later became US President.* [[UsefulNotes/HMTheQueen Queen Elizabeth II]]: Served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/RLeeErmey: He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. His famous acting role as Sgt. Hartman in the Vietnam War film ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' led him to being typecast as a DrillSergeantNasty (and other military/authority figures) in numerous other works of film and television.* Wrestling/LaceyEvans: Served in the United States Marine Corps.* Creator/OdedFehr: Served in the Israeli Army from 1982 to 1989.* Creator/PeterFernandez: Served in the U.S. Army.* Creator/IanFleming: Served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/HenryFonda: Served in the United States Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/GlennFord: Served in the United States Marine Corps during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/BruceForsyth: Served in the Royal Air Force.* Creator/EdwardFox: Served in the British Army.* UsefulNotes/FranciscoFranco: Spanish general who led the Nationalist side during the UsefulNotes/SpanishCivilWar, and then became the dictator of Spain from 1936 to 1975. He is [[Series/SaturdayNightLive still dead]]. * Creator/DennisFranz: Served in the United States Army during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar.* Creator/MorganFreeman: Served in the United States Air Force.* Creator/ClarkGable: Served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.* UsefulNotes/MuammarGaddafi: Libyan colonel who became dictator of Libya by coup from 1969 until 2011.* Creator/GalGadot: Served in the Israel Defense Forces.* UsefulNotes/CharlesDeGaulle: Brigadier general [[note]]his actual grade, he ''never'' was an army general[[/note]], head of the Free French Forces and Free France during World War II. Later became President of the French Republic, twice.* Creator/ScottGlenn: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps prior to his acting career.* UsefulNotes/UlyssesSGrant: American general during the American Civil War, later became US President.* UsefulNotes/GuanYu: Chinese war general during [[UsefulNotes/ThreeKingdomsShuWeiWu the Three Kingdoms Era]], serving Shu and eventually worshipped as a deity.* UsefulNotes/CheGuevara: Argentine communist rebel who was one of the leading figures of the Cuban Revolution, nowadays possibly [[{{Irony}} more famous for his image being used to sell T-shirts at The Gap]].* Creator/AlecGuinness: Served in the Royal Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/BobGunton: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar.* Creator/GeneHackman: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps.* Creator/LarryHama: Served in the United States Army.* UsefulNotes/SimoHayha: Finnish soldier during the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Winter War]], possibly the [[ImprobableAimingSkills single deadliest sniper]] in history.* Creator/RobertAHeinlein: Served in the U.S. Navy.* Music/JimiHendrix: Served in the U.S. Army.* Creator/CharltonHeston: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/ReinhardHeydrich: High-ranking government/military official in UsefulNotes/NaziGermany. He started his career in the German Navy, flew a few missions as a Luftwaffe reserve officer, and oversaw the Schutzstaffel's infamous ''Einsatzgruppen'' death squads. * UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler: The Austrian-born dictator of UsefulNotes/NaziGermany. He served as a ''Gefreiter'' (lance corporal) in the {{UsefulNotes/Imperial German|y}} Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, from which he received the Iron Cross, Second Class. He assumed complete command over the entire German military in December 1941 and for the remainder of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/HalHolbrook: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/JamesHong: He served in the U.S. Army as an entertainer for other soldiers during the UsefulNotes/KoreanWar, but was never deployed for combat overseas.* Creator/LRonHubbard: Served in the U.S. Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/ErnieHudson: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps but was medically discharged.* Creator/RockHudson: Served in the U.S. Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/GeorgeKennedy: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy: Served in the U.S. Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan: Mongolian king and conqueror who founded the Mongol Empire. * UsefulNotes/FuumaKotaro: Japanese warlord.* UsefulNotes/HattoriHanzo: Leader of a ninja school and a retainer of Tokugawa Ieyasu. * UsefulNotes/HondaTadakatsu: Japanese 16th century general.* Music/IceT: Served in the United States Army.* UsefulNotes/ImagawaYoshimoto: Japanese warlord, used to be a fearsome one but was defeated as an example of cunning war maneuver by UsefulNotes/OdaNobunaga.* Wrestling/TheIronSheik: Served as a soldier in the Imperial Iranian Army.* UsefulNotes/IshidaMitsunari: Japanese warlord.* UsefulNotes/IsmailI: Iranian shah, [[ChurchMilitant military and religious leader]], and founder of the Safavid Empire. * UsefulNotes/LyndonJohnson: Briefly served in the U.S Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/JamesEarlJones: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/TheKoreanWar.* UsefulNotes/JoanOfArc: French [[LadyOfWar warrior woman]] and "The Maid of Orleans".* Music/{{Jumpsteady}}: Served in [[UsefulNotes/TheGulfWar Desert Storm]].* Creator/ErnstJunger: German veteran of both [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI World]] [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Wars]] turned author.* UsefulNotes/UesugiKenshin: 16th century warlord. * Creator/JohnKeston: Served in the Royal Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Wrestling/{{Konnan}}: Served in the U.S. Navy.* Creator/TomKratman: Served in the U.S. Army.* Wrestling/BobbyLashley: Served in the United States Army (himself a MilitaryBrat) prior to his ProfessionalWrestling career.* UsefulNotes/TELawrence: British Army officer who fought with Arab rebels against the Ottoman Empire during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.* Creator/NormanLear: Served in the U.S. Army Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/ChristopherLee: Served in the Royal Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/StanLee: Served in the US Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/CSLewis: Served in the British Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.* UsefulNotes/LuBu: Chinese warrior.* UsefulNotes/MarquisDeLaFayette: French general famous for his roles in both the {{UsefulNotes/American|Revolution}} and {{UsefulNotes/French Revolution}}s.* UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur: American general who fought in both [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI World]] [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Wars]] and UsefulNotes/TheKoreanWar, most famous for his exploits in WWII.* Creator/AlistairMaclean: Scottish World War II sailor turned author.* UsefulNotes/FitzroyMaclean: British World War II military officer.* UsefulNotes/LeoMajor: French-Canadian World War II soldier.* UsefulNotes/GustavMannerheim: Finnish general and politician who fought for the Russian Empire during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, and later for Finland during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Music/MCHammer: Served in the U.S. Navy.* UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley: Served in the United States Army during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar.* Creator/SteveMcQueenActor: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1947-1950.* Creator/ToshiroMifune: Served in the Imperial Japanese Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/SpikeMilligan: Served in the British Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/JohnMills: Served in the British Army during World War II before being medically discharged.* Creator/AAMilne: British writer who was a veteran of UsefulNotes/WorldWarI and a reservist during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/MinamotoNoYoshitsune: Ancient Japanese general/samurai.* UsefulNotes/BernardLawMontgomery: British Army general with a career spanning both [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI World]] [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Wars]], along with colonial rebellions in [[UsefulNotes/TheIrishRevolution Ireland]] and [[UsefulNotes/ArabIsraeliConflict Palestine]].* UsefulNotes/JamesGrahamMarquisOfMontrose: Scottish Cavalier during the English Civil War.* Creator/MrT: Served in the United States Army.* Creator/AudieMurphy: Hollywood actor and equally legendary World War II hero.* UsefulNotes/MusashiboBenkei: Retainer of UsefulNotes/MinamotoNoYoshitsune.* Wrestling/KevinNash: Served in the U.S. Army. He rose to the rank of specialist prior to his discharge and eventual ProfessionalWrestling career.* UsefulNotes/GamalAbdelNasser: Egyptian colonel, later became Prime Minister and President of Egypt, from 1956 until 1970. * UsefulNotes/HoratioNelson: British admiral during UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars.* UsefulNotes/BenjaminNetanyahu: Served in the Israeli Sayeret Matkal special forces unit.* Creator/PaulNewman: Served in the United States Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/LeslieNielsen: Served in the Royal Canadian Air Force.* Creator/LeonardNimoy: Served in the U.S. Army.* Creator/DavidNiven: Served in World War II.* UsefulNotes/RichardNixon: Served in the U.S. Navy in World War II, Pacific Theater.* UsefulNotes/OdaNobunaga: 16th century Japanese warlord, first uniter of Japan.* Creator/ChuckNorris: Served in the United States Air Force.* UsefulNotes/RobinOlds: American World War II and Vietnam War pilot and commander.* Wrestling/RandyOrton: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps but had a bad conduct discharge.* Creator/JackPalance: Served in the United States Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/GeorgeSPatton: American World War II general.* Creator/SamPeckinpah: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps.* Creator/GeorgePeppard: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps.* Creator/JonPertwee: Served in the British Royal Navy under its Intelligence Division prior to his acting career.* Creator/LesliePhillips: Served in the British Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet: Chilean general who became dictator of Chile by coup from 1973 to 1990.* Creator/DonaldPleasence: Served in the Royal Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and spent time in a German prison camp.* Creator/EdgarAllanPoe: Served in the U.S. Army.* Creator/SidneyPoitier: Served in the U.S. Army.* UsefulNotes/PompeyTheGreat: Roman general and politician.* Music/ElvisPresley: Served in the U.S. Army.* UsefulNotes/VladimirPutin: Served in the KGB.* Creator/BasilRathbone: Served in the British Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI and was awarded the Military Cross.* Creator/RalphRichardson: Served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve as a pilot during World War II.* Wrestling/RoadDogg: Served in the United States Marine Corps during UsefulNotes/TheGulfWar.* UsefulNotes/JackieRobinson: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. * UsefulNotes/ErwinRommel: German general who served in both [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI World]] [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Wars]], but most famous for his role in the North African campaign of WWII.* Creator/MickeyRooney: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt: Served in the U.S. Army during the UsefulNotes/SpanishAmericanWar.* UsefulNotes/HassanRouhani: He served in the Iranian Air Force during the UsefulNotes/IranIraqWar. He later became the President of Iran in 2013.* Creator/ChrisRyan: Served in the Special Air Service.* Creator/AlbertSalmi: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/SanadaYukimura: Japanese samurai warrior of the Sengoku period.* UsefulNotes/SarutobiSasuke: Legendary, semi-fictional Japanese ninja. * UsefulNotes/SasakiKojiro: Japanese 16th and 17th century warrior, rival to Musashi Miyamoto. * Wrestling/PerrySaturn: Served in the United States Army prior to his ProfessionalWrestling career.* Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger: Served in the Austrian Army in 1965 to fulfill his mandatory service requirement.* Creator/TomSelleck: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar.* Creator/PeterSellers: Served in the Royal Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/RodSerling: Served in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. His combat experiences were a big influence on his writing.* Wrestling/SgtSlaughter: Served in the United States Marine Corps prior to his ProfessionalWrestling career. Three guesses what inspired his gimmick?* UsefulNotes/ShakaZulu: Legendary Zulu king and conqueror.* UsefulNotes/WilliamTecumsehSherman: Union Army general in the UsefulNotes/AmericanCivilWar who is best known for burning down Atlanta, Georgia.* UsefulNotes/TakedaShingen: Japanese warlord, famous for his epic rivalry with Uesugi Kenshin.* {{Creator/Sinbad}}: Served in the U.S. Air Force, though he was dishonorably discharged.* {{UsefulNotes/Skanderbeg}}: Albanian prince and warlord.* Creator/RobertStack: Served in the U.S. Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/HarryDeanStanton: Served in the U.S. Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/JimmyStewart: Served in the U.S. Army Air Force during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. He became the highest-ranking actor in military history when he was made a Brigadier General.* Creator/RobertTaylor: Served in the U.S. Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/ZacharyTaylor: Served as a major general during the UsefulNotes/MexicanAmericanWar.* Creator/JamesTiptreeJr (real name: Alice Sheldon): Served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and the U.S. Army Air Forces during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/JosipBrozTito: Field marshal who became President of Yugoslavia from 1944 until 1980.* UsefulNotes/TimurTheLame: Turko-Mongol king and conquerer who founded the Timurid Empire.* UsefulNotes/TokugawaIeyasu: Japanese warlord, and later founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate.* UsefulNotes/HidekiTojo: Japanese general and politician, he was the Minister of War (and Prime Minister) of Japan during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/JRRTolkien: Served in the British Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.* UsefulNotes/TomoeGozen: Japanese ''onna-bugeisha'' ([[LadyOfWar female samurai warrior]]), who served under her husband Minamoto no Yoshinaka in the Genpei War during the Kamakura era.* Creator/ChaimTopol: Served in the Haganah and later the Israeli Army.* UsefulNotes/ToyotomiHideyoshi: 16th century Japanese warlord and prime minister.* UsefulNotes/HarrySTruman: Artillery officer in the U.S. Army during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.* [[UsefulNotes/UngernSternberg Roman von Ungern-Sternburg]]: Austrian-born Russian general and warlord who served in UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, and later fought on the anti-communist side in the Russian Civil War.* Creator/LeeVanCleef: Served in the U.S. Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Creator/DickVanDyke: Served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* Wrestling/JesseVentura: Served in the United States Navy during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar.* UsefulNotes/VladTheImpaler: A 15th century prince and warlord from Wallachia (in present-day Romania). Vlad's brutality against his enemies made him legendary enough to inspire the fictional vampire {{Dracula}}.* UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington: American general who led the Continental Army during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution, before he was elected as the first President of the USA.* UsefulNotes/TheDukeOfWellington: 19th century British general, later Prime Minister.* Creator/GeneWilder: Served in the U.S. Army.* Creator/RichardWilson: Served in the Royal Army Medical Corps.* Creator/EdWood: Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.* UsefulNotes/YagyuJubei: Japanese samurai.* UsefulNotes/YamamotoIsoroku: Leading Japanese admiral during World War II.* UsefulNotes/JanZizka: Medieval Czech general and Hussite leader.* Creator/AyeletZurer: Served in the Israel Defense Forces.----

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