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Omar Bradley, 88, first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and last of the five-star generals, whose 69-year military career was the longest in U.S. history. An inconspicuous, Washington-based lieutenant colonel with no combat experience at the start of World War II, he led U.S. forces in some of the most decisive campaigns of the war and was known as the "G.I.'s general" because of his genuine concern for the men he commanded.

Moshe Dayan, 66, soldier-statesman who was an architect of Israel's military victories in 1956 and 1967 and also, while Foreign Minister from 1977 to 1979, of the Camp...

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