Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode 1914 - 1994 foi um decathlete e astro de football que passou a se tornar um ator de cinema americano negro pioneiro. Ele foi nomeado para um Globo de Ouro de Melhor Ator Coadjuvante por seu papel em Spartacus em 1960. Ele serviu no Exército dos EUA durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial no Pacífico.
First black Marine Jim Rundles passes away at the age of 94 on March 13, 2014. Jim Rundles came into the Marine Corps at a time that all branches were segregated. He helped bring about the modern thought by Marines that all Marines are just a shade of green. This man survived Montford Point and World War II.
Kirk Douglas went to Notre Dame and was a midshipman during college. He joined the US Navy in 1942 and served as a communications officer with ant-sub operations in the Pacific. He was attacked by a Japanese destroyer and received medical discharge in 1944.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Wikipedia Born: October 2, 1869, Porbandar Assassinated: January 30, 1948, Birla House