Johnny Cash learned to decipher Russian morse code during his stay at the Air Force. He was the first American to know about Stalin's death. Cash discovered that Soviet Union Premier, Joseph Stalin, died before US president Dwight Eisenhower even knew. He was working as a radio intercept operator for the military at the time of Stalin's death and was the first person to receive the message.
Johnny Cash was the first American to find out that Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin had died. Cash found out before Dwight Eisenhower, who was not only the President at the time but also had stood next to Stalin during WWII
Retired Maj. Gen. Jeanne M. Holm -- The first woman to serve as major general in the Air Force, and the Department of Defense, passed away Feb. 15. sHE is credited as the single driving force in achieving parity for military women and making them a viable part of the mainstream military. The Portland, Ore., native attained the rank of two-star general in 1973 after a career that began 31 years earlier in 1942 when she enlisted in the Army.
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Johnny Cash - enlisted in the US Air Force on July 7, 1950. After basic training at Lackland Air Force Base and technical training at Brooks Air Force Base, both in San Antonio, TX, Cash was assigned to a U.S. Air Force Security Service unit, assigned as a Morse Code Intercept Operator for Soviet Army transmissions at Landsberg, Germany where he created his first band named " The Landsberg Barbarians." He was the first radio operator to pick up the news of the death of Joseph Stalin.
Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr. (December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000) was an American actor and a highly decorated naval officer of World War II. Beach Jumpers were U.S. Navy special warfare units organized during World War II by Lieutenant Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.. They specialized in deception and psychological warfare.