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 109,492 1,735
2. Amelia Earhart39*American aviator 53,000 3,390
3. James Stewart89*American actor and military veteran 42,926 4,529
4. John McCain78U.S. Senator from Arizona; 2008 Republican Presidential nominee 5,768 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) 3,732 24,558
7. Buzz Aldrin84Astronaut Fighter pilot 3,623 24,226
8. Wayne Morris45*American actor and World War II flying ace 2,431 30,385
9. Charles A. Lindbergh72*Aviator 2,351 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 1,734 36,281
13. Dan Rowan65*United States Army officer 1,678 37,118
14. Gene Roddenberry70*Television producer and Television writer 1,613 37,952
15. Joseph McCarthy48*Wisconsin politician 1,442 38,586
16. Douglas MacArthur84*American Field Marshal/General of the Army 1,439 39,833
17. Gus Grissom40*American, Astronaut 1,418 39,960
18. Norman Schwarzkopf78*United States Army general and recipient of the Purple Heart medal 1,418 39,916
19. Charles Blair, Jr69*American aviator 1,212 46,480
20. Elliott Roosevelt80*Army officer and author 1,167 45,298
21. Alan Shepard74*American astronaut 973 46,348
22. Mark E. Kelly50Astronaut, engineer 777 50,083
23. Eugene Cernan80Retired United States Navy officer and former NASA astronaut 705 56,559
24. George McGovern90*American politician 528 58,959
25. John Glenn93American astronaut and politician 513 59,232
26. Jim Lovell86American astronaut 498 60,324
27. Scott Carpenter88*Test pilot, one of the original seven American Project Mercury astronauts 326 72,421
28. Ted Stevens86*senior United States Senator from Alaska 322 70,929
29. Alexander Haig85*United States Secretary of State; United States Army general 233 80,847
30. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.29*American World War II pilot and Navy Cross recipient 232 82,479
31. Alexander Butterfield88Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration 194 88,593
32. Dieter Dengler62*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 180 91,638
33. Alan G. Poindexter50*American test pilot and astronaut 163 90,485
34. Curtis LeMay83*United States general 156 94,294
35. Benjamin O. Davis Jr.89*American World War II pilot, first African-American U.S. Air Force general 147 94,465
36. Don Herbert89*American television host 139 97,877
37. Silas L. Copeland81*American, Military 134 103,335
38. Gordon Cooper77*American, Personality 128 99,612
39. Roger E. CombsUnited States Air Force general 103 115,527
40. Henry H. Arnold63*United States general 85 115,189
41. Jerry Coleman89*American, Baseball 84 143,977
42. Cal Worthington92*American businessman 83 113,975
43. Deke Slayton69*Astronaut 81 115,622
44. James Robinson Risner88*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 69 120,886
45. Joe Foss87*United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient 68 125,522
46. Paul Tibbets92*American Air Force pilot 66 127,103
47. Wally Schirra84*American astronaut 65 122,671
48. Bernard F. Fisher87United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 64 122,466
49. Duane D. Hackney46*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 64 121,938
50. Edward O'Hare29*United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient 60 129,137
51. Lloyd Bentsen85*American politician 58 124,234
52. Charles Conrad69*American astronaut 55 130,110
53. James Stockdale81*United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient 53 134,809
54. Walter Grauman92American film and television director 51 139,520
55. Gary E. Luck77Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 49 132,250
56. Gabby Gabreski83*American, Military 48 147,222
57. David M. Walker (astronaut)56*American astronaut 48 136,142
58. Claire Lee Chennault64*US military aviator, fl. World War II 47 145,535
59. Andrew P. Iosue86United States Air Force general 45 135,892
60. Frank Borman86American astronaut 45 140,943
61. Donn F. Eisele57*American, Astronaut 45 142,081
62. Karl W. Richter24*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 45 147,114
63. Richard Bong24*United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 44 147,262
64. Eileen collins57Astronaut and United States Air Force pilot 43 140,827
65. Michael J. Smith (astronaut)40*American astronaut 43 147,263
66. Bud Day88*United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 42 148,895
67. Wolfgang Reitherman75*American, Artist 42 139,767
68. Robert T. Smith77*World War II ace 42 146,469
69. Elwood Richard Quesada88*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 42 143,740
70. David McCampbell86*United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient 41 153,232
71. Robin Olds84*United States Air Force general 41 143,486
72. Michael Collins83American Astronaut 40 144,545
73. James Jabara43*American flying ace 40 147,075
74. Hoyt Vandenberg55*United States general 40 149,445
75. Guy Gardner (astronaut)66American, Astronaut 40 153,310
76. Caleb V. Haynes71*United States Air Force general 39 154,863
77. Robert Stanford-Tuck70*British fighter pilot and test pilot. 39 193,631
78. Alfred G. Hansen81United States general 38 152,838
79. Theodore Van Kirk93*Recipient of the Silver Star 37 209,811
80. Alexander Vraciu95World War II fighter ace 36 155,323
81. Jeremiah Denton89*American politician 36 205,062
82. Joseph Albert Walker45*USAF/NASA test pilot and astronaut 35 155,546
83. Jacob DeShazer95*Awarded both the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Purple Heart 35 168,451
84. Francis Gary Powers47*American pilot 35 158,351
85. Daniel James, Jr.58*United States general 34 163,030
86. John C. "Pappy" Herbst36*American ace fighter pilot 34 154,888
87. David Lee "Tex" Hill92*United States general 34 155,389
88. S. David Griggs49*United States admiral 33 160,383
89. George Patton IV80*U.S. Army general 33 232,046
90. Scott D. Altman55Astronaut, Fighter pilot 33 169,468
91. Arthur Van Haren, Jr.72*Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 30 186,030
92. Robert Jordan58*Novelist 30 172,230
93. Bernard W. Rogers87*former Chief of Staff of the United States Army 29 171,905
94. Louis ZamperiniAmerican, Other 29 -
95. Crosbie E. Saint77United States general 29 159,851
96. Melvin Zais64*American general 27 168,584
97. Larry D. Welch80United States Air Force general 27 168,836
98. Paul F. Gorman87U.S. Army general 26 174,811
99. Bert Shepard87*Major League Baseball player 26 169,137
100. Bill Idelson88*American actor 26 176,972
* deceased (age at death)