Recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross (United States)

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Top 10: Recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross (United States)

The top 10 members of this list - ranked by most page views:
  1. Clark Gable
  2. Amelia Earhart
  3. James Stewart
  4. John McCain
  5. Chuck Yeager
  6. George Bush
  7. Buzz Aldrin
  8. Wayne Morris
  9. Charles A. Lindbergh
  10. Sabu

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# Celebrity AgeDescription Views Rank
1. Clark Gable59*American actor 109,389 1,735
2. Amelia Earhart39*American aviator 52,999 3,390
3. James Stewart89*American actor and military veteran 42,883 4,529
4. John McCain78U.S. Senator from Arizona; 2008 Republican Presidential nominee 5,764 18,717
5. Chuck Yeager91American World War II flying ace and test pilot; first pilot to fly faster than sound 3,816 23,422
6. George Bush9041st president of the United States (1989–1993) 3,728 24,558
7. Buzz Aldrin84Astronaut Fighter pilot 3,618 24,226
8. Wayne Morris45*American actor and World War II flying ace 2,430 30,385
9. Charles A. Lindbergh72*Aviator 2,350 32,808
10. Sabu39*Actor 2,286 31,269
11. Paul Picerni88*American actor 2,186 31,491
12. Gary L. NorthUnited States Air Force general 1,732 36,282
13. Dan Rowan65*United States Army officer 1,676 37,119
14. Gene Roddenberry70*Television producer and Television writer 1,612 37,953
15. Joseph McCarthy48*Wisconsin politician 1,442 38,587
16. Douglas MacArthur84*American Field Marshal/General of the Army 1,439 39,834
17. Norman Schwarzkopf78*United States Army general and recipient of the Purple Heart medal 1,417 39,917
18. Gus Grissom40*American, Astronaut 1,417 39,961
19. Charles Blair, Jr69*American aviator 1,209 46,481
20. Elliott Roosevelt80*Army officer and author 1,165 45,299
21. Alan Shepard74*American astronaut 973 46,349
22. Mark E. Kelly50Astronaut, engineer 777 50,084
23. Eugene Cernan80Retired United States Navy officer and former NASA astronaut 705 56,558
24. George McGovern90*American politician 528 58,959
25. John Glenn93American astronaut and politician 513 59,233
26. Jim Lovell86American astronaut 498 60,325
27. Scott Carpenter88*Test pilot, one of the original seven American Project Mercury astronauts 326 72,424
28. Ted Stevens86*senior United States Senator from Alaska 322 70,932
29. Alexander Haig85*United States Secretary of State; United States Army general 233 80,851
30. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.29*American World War II pilot and Navy Cross recipient 230 82,483
31. Alexander Butterfield88Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration 194 88,597
32. Dieter Dengler62*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 180 91,642
33. Alan G. Poindexter50*American test pilot and astronaut 163 90,489
34. Curtis LeMay83*United States general 154 94,298
35. Benjamin O. Davis Jr.89*American World War II pilot, first African-American U.S. Air Force general 147 94,469
36. Don Herbert89*American television host 139 97,881
37. Silas L. Copeland81*American, Military 134 103,339
38. Gordon Cooper77*American, Personality 128 99,616
39. Roger E. CombsUnited States Air Force general 102 115,532
40. Henry H. Arnold63*United States general 85 115,194
41. Cal Worthington92*American businessman 83 113,979
42. Jerry Coleman89*American, Baseball 83 143,981
43. Deke Slayton69*Astronaut 81 115,627
44. James Robinson Risner88*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 69 120,891
45. Joe Foss87*United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient 68 125,527
46. Paul Tibbets92*American Air Force pilot 66 127,108
47. Wally Schirra84*American astronaut 65 122,676
48. Bernard F. Fisher87United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 64 122,471
49. Duane D. Hackney46*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 64 121,943
50. Edward O'Hare29*United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient 60 129,142
51. Lloyd Bentsen85*American politician 58 124,239
52. Charles Conrad69*American astronaut 55 130,115
53. James Stockdale81*United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient 53 134,814
54. Walter Grauman92American film and television director 51 139,524
55. Gary E. Luck77Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 49 132,255
56. Gabby Gabreski83*American, Military 48 147,226
57. David M. Walker (astronaut)56*American astronaut 48 136,147
58. Claire Lee Chennault64*US military aviator, fl. World War II 47 145,539
59. Karl W. Richter24*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 45 147,118
60. Andrew P. Iosue86United States Air Force general 45 135,897
61. Frank Borman86American astronaut 45 140,947
62. Donn F. Eisele57*American, Astronaut 45 142,085
63. Richard Bong24*United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 44 147,266
64. Eileen collins57Astronaut and United States Air Force pilot 43 140,831
65. Michael J. Smith (astronaut)40*American astronaut 43 147,267
66. Robert T. Smith77*World War II ace 42 146,473
67. Elwood Richard Quesada88*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 42 143,744
68. Bud Day88*United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 42 148,899
69. Wolfgang Reitherman75*American, Artist 42 139,771
70. Robin Olds84*United States Air Force general 41 143,490
71. David McCampbell86*United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient 41 153,236
72. Michael Collins83American Astronaut 40 144,549
73. Guy Gardner (astronaut)66American, Astronaut 40 153,314
74. James Jabara43*American flying ace 39 147,079
75. Hoyt Vandenberg55*United States general 39 149,449
76. Robert Stanford-Tuck70*British fighter pilot and test pilot. 39 193,637
77. Caleb V. Haynes71*United States Air Force general 39 154,868
78. Alfred G. Hansen81United States general 38 152,842
79. Theodore Van Kirk93*Recipient of the Silver Star 37 209,817
80. Alexander Vraciu95World War II fighter ace 36 155,328
81. Jeremiah Denton89*American politician 36 205,068
82. Francis Gary Powers47*American pilot 35 158,356
83. Joseph Albert Walker45*USAF/NASA test pilot and astronaut 35 155,551
84. Jacob DeShazer95*Awarded both the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Purple Heart 35 168,457
85. David Lee "Tex" Hill92*United States general 34 155,394
86. Daniel James, Jr.58*United States general 34 163,035
87. John C. "Pappy" Herbst36*American ace fighter pilot 34 154,893
88. Scott D. Altman55Astronaut, Fighter pilot 33 169,474
89. George Patton IV80*U.S. Army general 33 232,052
90. S. David Griggs49*United States admiral 33 160,388
91. Robert Jordan58*Novelist 30 172,236
92. Arthur Van Haren, Jr.72*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 30 186,036
93. Bernard W. Rogers87*former Chief of Staff of the United States Army 29 171,911
94. Louis ZamperiniAmerican, Other 29 -
95. Crosbie E. Saint77United States general 29 159,856
96. Melvin Zais64*American general 27 168,590
97. Larry D. Welch80United States Air Force general 27 168,842
98. Paul F. Gorman87U.S. Army general 26 174,817
99. Robert K. Morgan85*American, Military 26 179,352
100. Bert Shepard87*Major League Baseball player 26 169,143
* deceased (age at death)