Pershing - 'Standing Watch'. Pershing is seen here, visiting Arlington Cemetery in 1925. He is visiting soldiers buried at Arlington, who died under his command.
Aldrin - second man to walk on the moon, right after Neil Armstrong. He's seen here as commandant of the Air Force Test Pilot School in 1963.
Patton, the legendary commander of the 7th U.S. Army - 'Old Blood and Guts', nicknamed so for his enthusiasm for battle.
Bradley - commander of the largest single force the U.S. has ever seen. He had under his command forty-three total divisions and over 1.3 million men. After the Normandy landings, he had command of all U.S. ground forces invading Germany from the West.
'Black Jack' Pershing - Pershing was nicknamed so because of his command of a unit of Buffalo Soldiers. Initially the nickname was 'Nigger Jack', but it was softened over the years as he proved an effective and abled commander, but some still said it with negative connotations.
Pershing was General of the Armies, and supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force during the first World War. He was the only person alive to be granted the rank of General of the Armies, the only other person to hold the same rank was George Washington, who was awarded it posthumously in 1976.
'Jumping Jim' Gavin - famed commander of the 82nd Airborne Division during WWII, nicknamed so because he always jumped in to combat with his troops, the only General to do so.
Mott - Commander in the Eastern Theatre during the American Civil War.
Lee - the Southern Gentleman. Seen here a week after surrendering to Ulysses S. Grant. Lee was the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War, but he was a true Southern man. Hailing from Virginia, he was offered the command of the U.S. Army at the beginning of the war by Winfield Scott, the aging commander at the time, but turned it down when Virginia seceded. He elected to stay with his state, no matter the cost, and after offering his commission to the newly formed Confederate States of America, he was made Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia in 1862.
Gagarin - the first human in space.
Churchill - seen here in his 'Roaring Lion' photograph, taken by Yousuf Karsh. Churchill would take over the position of Prime Minister from Neville Chamberlain, and lead Britain through probably the most trying period in their history; The Blitz, WWII, and the threat of Nazi occupation.
March - Served as Army Chief of Staff during the first World War together with John J. Pershing. He was largely influential in creating the power that the position of Chief of Staff would hold in the future.
A black soldier of the Union army sits in front of a storefront with the text 'Auction & Negro Sales', ca. 1865, Atlanta, Ga.
Shown is photographer Mathew Brady, overlooking part of the Gettysburg battlefield, shortly after the battle had taken place.
Grant - Commander of the Union Forces during the American Civil War, seen here as Lieutenant General, sitting in for a portrait in Mathew Brady's studio. Grant lead the forces of the United States through to victory in the American Civil War, before being promoted to General of the Army, and winning the Presidency, serving as the 18th President in two terms from 1869-77, before dying in 1885.
Tecumseh Sherman - General in the Union Army, and the commander most famously known for performing his 'Scorched Earth' tactic in the state of Georgia during the American Civil War. He was a close friend to, and worked closely with fellow General Ulysses S. Grant.
Burns - 'The Old Hero of Gettysburg', seen here with gun and crutches. Burns lived in Gettysburg, Pa., and when the two warring nations of the American Civil War came marching through his backyard, he decided to join the Union army in the fighting, and fell in with the regulars, ending the day of fighting with minor wounds, returning to his home. Burns was a veteran of several wars, and lived a quiet life after the Civil War.
Spaatz - seen here in combat gear in 1918, during the First World War. Prior to his fame in the Second World War, Spaatz was a major in the U.S. Army, and was sent to Europe to train troops, and assignment he didn't quite agree with. He went on leave to join a British flying unit, where he received the Distinguished Flying Cross for downing 2 German planes. He would later be the first chief of the newly established U.S. Air Force.