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Orlando Ward

Major General Orlando Ward was a career United States Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II. During the latter, as a major general, he commanded the 1st Armored Division during Operation Torch and during the first few months of the Tunisia Campaign, before being relieved in March 1943. He trained and returned to Europe in 1945 as commander of the 20th Armored Division.

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Millard Harmon

Millard Fillmore Harmon Jr. was a lieutenant general in the United States Army Air Forces during the Pacific campaign in World War II. He was presumed to have perished in February 1945 on a flight when the plane carrying him disappeared in transit. Harmon, Frank Maxwell Andrews, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. and Lesley J. McNair, all lieutenant generals at the time of their deaths, were the highest-ranking Americans to die in World War II.

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Valery Asapov

Valery Grigorievich Asapov was Lieutenant General in the Russian Army. According to the Russian Defence Ministry, he was killed on 23 September 2017 by mortar fire from ISIL militants near the city of Deir ez-Zor during the Russian military campaign in the course of the Syrian Civil War. Asapov's position in Syria was described by the Ministry of Defence as the chief of the group of Russian military advisers in Syria.

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Linda L. Singh

Linda L. Singh is a major general of the Maryland Army National Guard.

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Qasem-Ali Zahirnejad

Qasem-Ali Zahir Nejad was a major general in the Army of Iran after the 1979 revolution.

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Robert Ransom Jr.

Robert Ransom Jr. was a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. His brother Matt W. Ransom was also a Confederate general officer and U.S. Senator.

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William G. Everson

William Graham Everson was a Major General in the United States Army who served as Chief of the National Guard Bureau.

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Douglas Dawson

Brigadier-General Sir Douglas Frederick Rawdon Dawson was a British Army general officer and courtier.

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Renzo Dalmazzo

Lorenzo "Renzo" Dalmazzo was an Italian lieutenant general and corps and army commander during World War II.

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Julian Hall

Lieutenant-General Julian Hamilton Hall was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding North Western District.

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François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort

François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort was the son of César de Vendôme and Françoise de Lorraine. He was a prominent figure in the Fronde, and later went on to fight in the Mediterranean. He is sometimes called François de Vendôme, though he was born into the House of Bourbon, Vendôme coming from his father's title of Duke of Vendôme.

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Charles W. Hooper

Charles W. Hooper is a Lieutenant General in the United States Army, and has held the position of Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) since 2017. DSCA administers security cooperation programs that support U.S. policy interests and objectives identified by the White House, Department of Defense, and Department of State. These objectives include developing specific partner capabilities, building alliances and partnerships, and facilitating U.S. access. DSCA integrates security cooperation activities in support of a whole-of-government approach; provides execution guidance to DoD entities that implement security cooperation programs; exercises financial and program management for the Foreign Military Sales system and many other security cooperation programs; and educates and provides for the long-term development of the security cooperation workforces.

Politics, Wars and warfare

Luis Motta Domínguez

Luis Alfredo Motta Dominguez is a Venezuelan politician and military officer who has previously served as a Minister of Electric Power during the 2015-2019 period and as president of the National Electricity Corporation (Corpoelec).

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Vahan (Byzantine commander)

Vahan was a Byzantine military leader. He was probably killed shortly after the Battle of Yarmouk in 636.

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Václav Jan Frierenberger

Jan Václav Josef Frierenberger (1759-1823) was a general in the Austrian Empire army during the Napoleonic Wars.