Was actor Neville Brand the fourth most decorated American soldier of World War 2?
From IMDB "Neville Brand was regularly cited as the '4th most decorated soldier in WWII' but that information is incorrect and was denied by Brand before his death. He was, however, a recipient of, according to official military records the Silver Star, for gallantry in combat. His other awards and decorations are the Purple Heart, the Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Ribbon, the European/African/Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with three Battle Stars, one Overseas Service Bar, one Service Stripe, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge"
William Smallwood (1732 -- February 14, 1792) was an American soldier and politician from Charles County, Maryland. He served in the American Revolutionary War, rising to the rank of major general. He was serving as the fourth Governor of Maryland when the state adopted the United States Constitution.
If the soldier was American, and is still buried overseas, you can find him on the American Battle Monuments Commission website. (See related link below). Only about one-fourth of American WWII dead remain overseas in the ABMC cemeteries. The rest were brought back to the states at the request of their next of kin. I used to have a web address for a database that tried to list all of these, but I cant find…
What are the release dates for American Playhouse - 1981 The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters 1-10?
July 4th is the day we celebrate our (USA) independence from Britain. There were about 9,000 black soldiers, spies, and support staff that fought with the Patriots: the American forces. A black person by the name of Crispus Attucks was particularly opposed to Britain's dominance in the American colonies. He volunteered as a Patriot soldier, and is held by historians to be the first American killed at the Boston Massacre. More black people volunteered to…
It was built with concrete, faced stone, marble and stone, with the help of scaffolding. The Colosseum was made out of brick and concrete with stone covering the exterior. The first three stories consist of arches decorated with half columns. The fourth story was added later and has plainer decoration. Large brackets in the fourth-story walls held poles that supported awnings