List of famous soldiers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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A soldier may refer to any person who serves in the armed forces of a nation or is engaged in any form of military service for their country. They are people who go to war on behalf of their governments, operate weapons and other kind of equipment used during battles. The term soldier, originated in the 14th century from the Latin word, ‘solidus’. A soldier may be sent to war in different places around the world and he may be required to fight in the front lines of the battle field, risking his life for the safety and protection of his nation , government and its civilians. Every soldier receives military training and is required to follow a strict disciplined regimen and keep his body fit. A soldier is trained to face tough combat situations, equipped with critical skill, analyzing skills and trained to develop leadership skills. The life of a soldier is not easy for it includes the tough decision of sacrificing one’s life if needed for the welfare of the country. Explore and discover some amazing facts about some of the most famous soldiers from across the world with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Douglas BaderDouglas Bader
(British)
Marcus LuttrellMarcus Luttrell
(American)
John Churchill, 1st Duke of MarlboroughJohn Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
(British)

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Roy BenavidezRoy Benavidez
(American)
Claus von StauffenbergClaus von Stauffenberg
(German)
Dennis NilsenDennis Nilsen
(British)

Bowe BergdahlBowe Bergdahl
(American)
John BasiloneJohn Basilone
(American)
Tibor RubinTibor Rubin
(American)

Jeffrey R. MacDonaldJeffrey R. MacDonald
(American)
Jack ChurchillJack Churchill
(British)
Kuldip Singh ChandpuriKuldip Singh Chandpuri
(Indian)

John ListJohn List
(American)
Brian HorrocksBrian Horrocks
(British)
John Allen MuhammadJohn Allen Muhammad
(American)

James MattisJames Mattis
(American)
Michael P. MurphyMichael P. Murphy
(American)
Frank SheeranFrank Sheeran
(American)

Sonny BargerSonny Barger
(American)
Erich HartmannErich Hartmann
(German)
Timothy LaurenceTimothy Laurence
(British)

William CalleyWilliam Calley
(American)
Adrian Carton de WiartAdrian Carton de Wiart
(British)
Carl von ClausewitzCarl von Clausewitz
(German)

Randy WeaverRandy Weaver
(American)
Eric RudolphEric Rudolph
(American)
Hal MooreHal Moore
(American)

Wilm HosenfeldWilm Hosenfeld
(German)
Stephen FlemmiStephen Flemmi
(American)
Harry PatchHarry Patch
(British)

Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
(American)
Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
(American)
Jessica LynchJessica Lynch
(American)

Friedrich Wilhelm von SteubenFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
(German,American)
Michael A. MonsoorMichael A. Monsoor
(American)
Matthew C. PerryMatthew C. Perry
(American)

Harald QuandtHarald Quandt
(German)
Oskar DirlewangerOskar Dirlewanger
(German)
Robert Gould ShawRobert Gould Shaw
(American)

Hans-Ulrich RudelHans-Ulrich Rudel
(German)
Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
(American)
Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
(German)

Bai LingBai Ling
(American)
Gene KranzGene Kranz
(American)
William BoninWilliam Bonin
(American)

Paul TibbetsPaul Tibbets
(American)
Eddie SlovikEddie Slovik
(Polish,American)
Lynndie EnglandLynndie England
(American)

Vikram BatraVikram Batra
(Indian)
Michael WittmannMichael Wittmann
(German)
Eddie RickenbackerEddie Rickenbacker
(American)

Ira HayesIra Hayes
(American)
Doris MillerDoris Miller
(American)
August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen
(German)

Charlie RichCharlie Rich
(American)
James StockdaleJames Stockdale
(American)
Wilhelm CanarisWilhelm Canaris
(German)