Who was John Cruickshank?

Introduction John Alexander Cruickshank, VC (born 20 May 1920) is a Scottish banker, former Royal Air Force officer, and a Second World War recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Cruickshank was awarded the VC for… Read More

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Who was Audie Murphy?

Introduction Audie Leon Murphy (20 June 1925 to 28 May 1971) was an American soldier, actor, songwriter, and rancher. He was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II. He received every military combat award for valour available from the US Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism.… Read More