Famous American World War 2 Veterans

Famous American World War 2 Veterans

War knows no one. Young and old or rich and poor; we are all affected by it. World War 2 for one, excused no one. Even popular personalities fought the battle alongside their fans. Here are a few famous American World War 2 veterans who have set aside fame and fortune for military service.

Norman Lear

Lear joined the US Air Force as a radio operator and gunner after the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor.

He later on ventured into television and produced several sitcoms in the 70’s.


Mel Brooks

Brooks, real name Melvin Kaminsky, was a corporal with a battalion assigned to diffuse land mines.

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