Graves of World War II personalities

This list will be updated irregularly. If you know where someone famous from World War II is buried, please mail me.

Name Occupation Location of grave
Wilhelm Adam German general (captured at Stalingrad, joined "Nationalkomitee Freies Deutschland") Dresden: Heidefriedhof
Harold, 1st Earl Alexander British Field-Marshal Ridge, Hertfordshire
Wladyslaw Anders Polish general (Polish army in Italy) Montecassino, Italy: Polish Cemetery
Hans-Jürgen von Arnim German Generaloberst (Army Group Tunis) Bad Wildungen, Hessen
Henry Harley 'Hap' Arnold US Air Force general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Sir Claude Auchinleck British Field-Marshal Casablanca, Morocco: Commonwealth Military Cemetery
Paul Baade US Army general (35th Infantry Division) Fort Wayne, Indiana: Evergreen Cemetery
Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski German SS general Roth (near Nuremberg)
Pietro Badoglio Italian Field-Marshal, statesman Grazzano Badoglio, Asti
Italo Balbo Italian Air Force Field-Marshal Orbetello: Cimitero Comunale
Hermann Balck German General der Panzertruppen Osnabrück
Rex Barber
US Army Air Corps pilot (shot down the aircraft carrying Japanese admiral Yamamoto)
Redmond, Oregon: Redmond Memorial Cemetery
Gerhard Barkhorn German fighter ace (301 kills) Tegernsee, Bavaria
Heinrich Bartels German fighter ace (99 kills, KIA) Wachtberg-Villip (near Bonn)
Hans Baur Hitler's pilot Munich: Westfriedhof
Fritz Bayerlein German Generalleutnant (North Africa) Würzburg: Hauptfriedhof
Duane W. Beeson US fighter ace Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Gerardus Johannes Berenschot Dutch general (commander of the Dutch Army in the East Indies, killed in plane crash) Bandung, Indonesia: Pandu Military Cemetery
Bernhard van Lippe-Biesterfeld Dutch/German prince (commander of all Dutch forces after the 1944 invasion) Delft: Nieuwe Kerk
Joseph Berry British RAF fighter ace (held record for shooting down V1 missiles) Scheemda, the Netherlands: Protestante Begraafplaats
Marie-Émile Bethouart French general Rue, Somme
Georges Bidault French resistance leader La-Celle-les-Bordes, Yvellines
Clayton Lawrence Bissell
US Air Force major general (commander of the Tenth Air Force)
Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Wilhelm Bittrich German SS Obergruppenführer (II. SS Panzer Corps) Münsing, Bavaria
Johannes Albrecht Blaskowitz German Generaloberst Bomlitz, Niedersachsen: Friedhof Bommelsen
Werner von Blomberg German Field-Marshal Bad Wiessee, Bavaria
Günther Blumentritt German general Munich: Waldfriedhof [grave no longer exists]
Fedor von Bock German Field-Marshal Lensahn, Schleswig-Holstein
Franz Böhme German General der Gebirgstruppe Graz, Austria: St. Leonhard-Friedhof
Richard Ira Bong US fighter ace Poplar, Wisconsin: Poplar Cemetery
Dietrich Bonnhoeffer German theologian Flossenbürg: KZ-Grab- und Gedenkstätte
Tadeusz Bòr-Komorowski Polish general in London London: Gunnersbury Cemetery
Gregory 'Pappy' Boyington US fighter ace Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Omar Bradley US General of the Army Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Bruno Bräuer German General der Fallschirmjäger (9th Fallschirmjägerdivision) Maleme, Greece: German Military Cemetery
Albrecht Brandi German U-Boat commander (won Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds) Dortmund: Hauptfriedhof
Walther von Brauchitsch German Field-Marshal Salzgitter-Hohenrode, Niedersachsen
Wernher von Braun German scientist Alexandria, Virginia: Ivy Hillside Cemetery
James E. Briggs
US Air Force Lieutenant General
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke British Field-Marshal Hartley Wintney, Hampshire
Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr. US Army Lieutenant-General (10th Army, KIA at Okinawa) Frankfort, Kentucky: Frankfort Cemetery
Ernst Busch German Field-Marshal Cannock Chase, Staffordshire: German Military Cemetery
Erich Buschenhagen German General der Infanterie (15th Infantry Division, LII Army Corps) Oberstdorf, Bavaria: Friedhof
Wilhelm Canaris German admiral, head of the Abwehr Flossenbürg: KZ-Grab- und Gedenkstätte
Robert Capa US journalist, photographer Amawalk, New York: Amawalk Friends Cemetery
Marion Carl US Marine Corps fighter ace Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Evans Fordyce Carlson US Marine Corps Colonel ('Carlson's Raiders') Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Adrian Carton De Wiart British lieutenant-general (Central Norwegian Expeditionary Force) Killinardrish, County Cork: Killinardrish Cemetery
Frederick W. Castle US Air Force brigadier general, bomber pilot (won Medal of Honor, KIA) Henri-Chapelle, Belgium: American Cemetery and Memorial
Arthur Neville Chamberlain British Prime Minister London: Westminster Abbey
Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis German General der Infanterie Berlin-Charlottenburg: Friedhof der Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche
Claire Lee Chennault US Army Air Corps general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire British RAF Group Captain (led 617 Squadron after Gibson's death, won the Victoria Cross) Cavendish, Suffolk
Hellmut von der Chevallerie German Generalleutnant Wiesbaden: Südfriedhof
Benjamin Wiley Chidlaw
US Air Force Major General
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Dietrich von Choltitz German general Baden-Baden: Stadtfriedhof
Christian X Danish King Roskilde: Cathedral
Antoni 'Monter' Chrusciel Polish general (commander of the Home Army's Warsaw District) Doylestown, Pennsylvania: Cemetery of Our Lady of Czestochowa
Sir Winston Churchill British Prime Minister Bladon, Oxfordshire: St. Martin's Churchyard
Vassilii I. Chuikov Soviet Field-Marshal Wolgograd: Mamai Hill
Galeazzo Ciano, Conte di Cortelazzo Italian Foreign Minister (shot after Mussolini returned to power) Livorno: Famedia cemetery
Mark Wayne Clark US Army general Charleston, South Carolina: The Citadel
Lucius D. Clay US Army general West Point, New York: West Point Cemetery
Joseph Lawton Collins US general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Norman Cota
US Army Major General
West Point, New York: West Point Cemetery
Edouard Daladier French Prime Minister Paris: Père Lachaise
William O. Darby US Army colonel (Darby's Rangers) Fort Smith, Arkansas: National Cemetery
François Darlan Vichy French admiral Mers-el-Kebir, Algeria: French Military Cemetery
Darré, Walter German farmers leader Goslar, Niedersachsen
Charles de Gaulle Free French leader Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises
Karl-Maria Demelhuber German SS Obergruppenführer (6th SS division "Nord") Seeshaupt, Bavaria: Friedhof
Jacob L. Devers US Army general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Eduard Dietl German Generaloberst Munich: Nordfriedhof
Joseph 'Sepp' Dietrich German SS Oberstgruppenführer Ludwigsburg: Neuer Friedhof (tombstone removed)
Marlene Dietrich German/US entertainer Berlin: Dritte Schöneberger Friedhof
Sir John Greer Dill British Field-Marshal Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Oskar Dirlewanger German SS officer, criminal Althausen, Upper Swabia (identity confirmed 1960)
Friedrich Dollmann German general Champigny St. André: German War Cemetery
Karl Dönitz German admiral, leader Aumühle (near Hamburg): Waldfriedhof
William 'Wild Bill' Donovan Head of OSS Arlingon, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Jimmy Doolittle US general, bomber pilot Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Eric 'Chink' Dorman-Smith British major-general (Acting Chief of Staff under Auchinleck) Cootehill, County Cavan: Kilcrow Graveyard
Claudius Dornier German aircraft designer Friedrichshafen: Friedhof Hochstrasse
Anton Dostler German General of the Infantry Pomezia, Italy: German Military Cemetery
Hugh C.T. Dowding British Air Chief Marshal London: Westminster Abbey
Allan Dulles US intelligence type Baltimore, Maryland: Green Mount Cemetery
Ira Clarence Eaker US Air Force general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon British statesman Alvediston, Wiltshire
Merritt Austin Edson US Marine Corps Major General (1st Marine Raider Battalion) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Edward, Duke of Windsor British royal Frogmore, Berkshire: Royal Burial Ground
Robert Lawrence Eichelberger US Army General (8th Army) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Theodor Eicke German SS Obergruppenführer (3rd SS Division "Totenkopf", KIA) Zhitomir, Ukraine: German Military Cemetery
Dwight D. Eisenhower US Army general Abilene, Kansas: Place of Meditation
Gerhard Engel German general (Hitler's army adjutant) Starnberg, Bavaria
William M. Fechteler US Navy admiral Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Waldemar Fegelein
German SS Standartenführer
Ansbach, Bavaria: Waldfriedhof
Enrico Fermi Italian/US scientist Chicago, Illinois: Oak Woods Cemetery
Manuel Fernandez
US Air Force fighter pilot (instructor during WW II, third scoring fighter ace in Korea)
Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Josef Fitzthum German SS general (Freiwilligen-Legion "Flandern" and "Niederlände") Vienna: Grinzinger Friedhof
Pierre-Étienne Flandin French statesman Domecy-sur-Cure, Yonne
Frank Jack Fletcher US Navy admiral (commanded Task Forces at Coral Sea and Midway) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Friedrich Flick German industrialist Kreuztal (near Siegen), Nordrhein-Westfalen
James Vincent Forrestal US Secretary of the Navy Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Robert T. Frederick US Army general ("Devil's Brigade") San Francisco: Presidio Cemetery
Roland Freisler German judge Berlin: Waldfriedhof Dahlem
Maximilian Fretter-Pico German General der Artillerie Berlin: Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche IV
Bernard Cyril Freyberg New Zealand general Guildford, Surrey: churchyard of St. Martha on the Hill
Hans-Georg von Friedeburg German head of the Kriegsmarine Flensburg: Friedhof Adelby
Johannes Friessner German Generaloberst Bayerisch Gmain, Bavaria
Werner von Fritsch German general Berlin: Invalidenfriedhof
Clark Gable
US actor (flew five B-17 missions as a gunner)
Glendale, California: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Great Mausoleum
Francis 'Gabby' Gabreski
US fighter ace
Calverton, Long Island, New York: Calverton National Cemetery
Adolf Galland German general, fighter ace Remagen-Oberwinter: Friedhof der St. Laurentiuskirche
Maurice Gamelin French general Paris: Cimetière de Passy
James Gavin US general (82nd Airborne Division) West Point, New York: West Point Cemetery
Karl Gebhardt German doctor (Reichsarzt, executed after the war) Munich: Ostfriedhof
Reinhardt Gehlen German intelligence type Berg-Aufkirchen (near Munich)
Roy S. Geiger US Marine Corps general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Curt von Geitner German general Munich: Friedhof Pasing  
Don Gentile US Air Force fighter ace South Columbus, Ohio: St. Joseph Cemetery
George VI British King Windsor, Berkshire: St. George's Chapel
Harold Lee George
US Air Force Lieutenant General
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy Dutch Prime Minister in London The Hague: Begraafplaats Oud Eik en Duinen
Leonard T. Gerow US Army Lieutenant-General (V Corps and 15th Army) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Rudolf Freiherr von Gersdorff German general (tried to kill Hitler in 1943) Munich: Ostfriedhof
Leo Freiherr Geyr von Schweppenburg German General der Panzertruppen Icking-Irschenhausen, Bavaria: Dorffriedhof
Robert Ghormley
US Navy vice admiral (first commander of US forces in the Southwest Pacific)
Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Guy Gibson British RAF Wing Commander (led 617 Squadron in the Dambusters Raid, won the Victoria Cross, KIA) Steenbergen (near Bergen-op-Zoom, the Netherlands): Roman Catholic Cemetery
Herbert Otto Gille German SS Obergruppenführer (5th SS Division "Wiking") Stemmen (near Hannover), Niedersachsen: Friedhof [grave no longer exists]
Henri-Honoré Giraud Free French general Paris: St. Louis-des-Invalides
John T. Godfrey US fighter ace Coventry, Rhode Island: Maple Root Cemetery
John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort British general (commanded British Expeditionary Force in 1939/1940) Penshurst, Kent: St John the Baptist Church
Hermann Graf German Luftwaffe fighter ace (212 kills) Engen im Hegau, Baden-Württemberg
Ulrich Grauert German Luftwaffe Generaloberst (I Fliegerkorps) Nampcel, France: German Military Cemetery
Edmund B. Gregory US Army Quartermaster general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Robert Ritter von Greim German head of the Luftwafe Salzburg: Kommunalfriedhof
Leslie R. Groves US officer (Manhattan Project) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Heinz Guderian German Generaloberst Goslar, Niedersachsen: Friedhof Hildesheimerstrasse
Curt Haase German Generaloberst Berlin: Invalidenfriedhof [tombstone removed after WW II]
Franz Halder German general Oberhausen (near Weilheim), Upper Bavaria
William 'Bull' Halsey US Fleet Admiral Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Haywood 'Possum' Hansell
US Air Force Major General
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Hubert Reilly Harmon
US Air Force Lieutenant General
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Millard Harmon jr.
US Air Force General (went missing over the Pacific in 1945)
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy (memorial)
Josef Harpe German Generaloberst (XXXXI Panzer Corps) Eschau: Alter Friedhof
Thomas C. Hart US Navy admiral Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Gustav Harteneck German General der Kavallerie Pullach, Bavaria
Erich 'Bubi' Hartmann German fighter ace (352 kills) Weil im Schönbuch (near Stuttgart), Baden-Württemberg
Sir Henry Harwood British admiral (Battle of the River Plate) Goring on Thames, Oxfordshire: Parish Churchyard
Paul Hausser German SS Oberstgruppenführer (II SS Panzer Corps) Munich: Waldfriedhof
Ernst Heinkel German aircraft designer Grunbach (near Stuttgart), Baden-Württemberg
Gotthard Heinrici German Generaloberst Freiburg im Breisgau: Bergäcker Friedhof [grave no longer exists]
Werner Heisenberg German scientist Munich: Waldfriedhof
Walter Heitz German general (Stalingrad) Krasnogorsk, Russia: POW cemetery
Ernest Hemingway US writer, officer Ketchum, Idaho: Ketchum Cemetery
Georg Ritter von Hengl German General der Gebirgstruppe (XIX Mountain Corps) Sonthofen, Allgäu: Friedhof
Maximilian von Herff German SS Obergruppenführer (head of the SS-Personalhauptamt) Cannock Chase, Staffordshire: German War Cemetery
Rudolf Hess Hitler's deputy Wunsiedel, Bavaria: Friedhof
Reinhard Heydrich Head of the Reich Main Security Office (RSHA) Berlin: Invalidenfriedhof [tombstone removed after WW II]
Carl Hilpert German Generaloberst (Kurland pocket) Krasnogorsk, Russia: POW cemetery
Courtney Hicks Hodges US Army Lieutenant-General (1st Army) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Otto Hoffmann von Waldau German Luftwaffe General der Flieger (Chief of Luftwaffe Command Southeast) Dionyssos-Rapendoza, Greece: German Military Cemetery
Karl Hollidt German Generaloberst Speyer, Rheinland-Pfalz
Miklos Horthy Hungarian regent Kénderes, Hungary: cemetery
Hermann Hoth German Generaloberst Goslar, Niedersachsen
Dietrich Hrabak German fighter ace (125 kills, General in the post-war Luftwaffe) Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria
Franz Hrdlicka German fighter ace (60 kills, KIA) Tutzing, Bavaria
Hans Valentin Hube German Generaloberst Berlin: Invalidenfriedhof
Prof. Kurt Huber German resistance hero Munich: Waldfriedhof
Charles Huntziger Vichy French statesman, general Paris: Cimetière de Passy
Theodor Innitzer Austrian cardinal (Archbishop of Vienna; welcomed Hitler at first, then turned against him) Vienna: Stephansdom
James Jabara
US fighter pilot (began service during WW II and was very succesfull during the Korean War)
Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Gusztáv Jány
Hungarian Lieutenant General (commander of 2nd Hungarian Army at Stalingrad, executed after WW II)
Budapest: Farkasréti Cemetery
Hans Jeschonnek German Luftwaffe Generaloberst (Chief of the Luftwaffe General Staff, committed suicide) Berlin: Städtischer Friedhof Steglitz, Bergstrasse 38
Ferdinand Jodl German General der Gebirgstruppe Frauenchiemsee, Bavaria
Clarence 'Kelly' Johnson
US aircraft designer
Los Angeles, California: Forest Lawn (Hollywood Hills) Cemetery
Hans Jordan German general Rastatt, Baden-Württemberg [grave no longer exists]
Alphonse Juin Free French general Paris: St. Louis-des-Invalides
Traudl Junge Hitler's secretary Munich: Nordfriedhof
Edgar James 'Cobber' Kain New Zealand RAF fighter ace (17 kills, first pilot to win a DFC in WW II) Choloy, Meurthe-et-Moselle: Choloy War Cemetery
Josef Kammhuber German Luftwaffe general Munich: Waldfriedhof
Gustav Kastner-Kirdorf German Luftwaffe General der Flieger Schönau (near Berchtesgaden), Bavaria: Kriegsgräberstätte
Colin Purdie Kelly
US bomber pilot (flew first B-17c action against the Japanese on December 10, 1941 and was KIA)
Madison, Florida: Oak Ridge Cemetery
Albert Kesselring German Luftwaffe Field-Marshal Bad Wiessee, Bavaria
Manfred Freiherr von Killinger German envoy to Romania Bucharest: Soldatenfriedhof Pro Patria
Husband Edward Kimmel
US Navy Rear Admiral (commanded the US fleet at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked in 1941)
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Academy Cemetery
Ernest Joseph King US Navy Fleet Admiral Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Academy Cemetery
Eberhard Kinzel German General der Infanterie Fahrdorf-Karberg, Schleswig-Holstein: Friedhof Haddebyer Noor
Paul Klatt German General (3rd Mountain Division) Olching, Bavaria
Fritz Klingenberg German SS Standartenführer (17th SS division "Götz von Berlichingen", KIA) Andilly, France: German War Cemetery
Hans Günther von Kluge German Field-Marshal Böhne (near Rathenow), Brandenburg [tomb removed after WW II]
William Franklin Knox US Secretary of the Navy Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Marie Pierre Koenig Free French Field-Marshal Paris: Cimetière de Montmartre
Günther Korten German Luftwaffe Generaloberst (Chief of the Luftwaffe General Staff, mortally wounded by Stauffenberg's bomb) Berlin: Städtischer Friedhof Steglitz, Bergstrasse 38
Walter Krueger US Army General (6th Army) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Georg Küchler German Field-Marshal Darmstadt: Alter Friedhof
Alfried Krupp German industrialist Essen-Bredeney: Meysenburg Friedhof
Hans Langsdorff German Kriegsmarine captain (Graf Spee) Buenos Aires: Deutscher Friedhof
Tom Lanphier
US Army Air Corps pilot (led the mission to shoot down the aircraft carrying Japanese admiral Yamamoto)
Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Anders Lassen Danish commando in British Army (won Victoria Cross) Argenta, Italy: Argenta Gap War Cemetery
Jean de Lattre de Tassigny Free French general Mouilleron-en-Pareds, Vendée
Pierre Laval Vichy French statesman Paris: Cimetière de Montparnasse
Ted Lawson
US bomber pilot (Doolittle Raid, co-wrote the book "Thirty Seconds over Tokyo")
Chico, California: Chico Cemetery Mausoleum
William D. Leahy US Fleet Admiral Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Julius Leber German resistance hero Berlin: Waldfriedhof Zehlendorf
Albert Lebrun French president Mercy-le-Haute, Meurthe-et-Moselle
Leclerc Free French general Paris: St. Louis-des-Invalides
Willis 'Ching' Lee US admiral Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb German Field-Marshal Munich: Waldfriedhof Solln
Curtis E. LeMay US Air Force general Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Helmut Lent German night fighter ace Stade, Niedersachsen: Alter Garnisonsfriedhof
Leopold III Belgian King Brussels: Nôtre-Dame-de-Laeken
Charles Lindbergh
US aviation pioneer (civilian advisor to the US Air Force during WW II)
Kipahulu, Hawaii: Palapala Ho'omau Church Cemetery
Egmont zur Lippe-Weissenfeld German night fighter ace Ysselsteyn, the Netherlands: German Military Cemetery
Wilhelm List German Field-Marshal Munich: Waldfriedhof
Charles E. Lockwood US admiral San Bruno, California: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Vjekoslav 'Maks' Luburic Croatian general Madrid: Cementerio de San Isidro
Wolfgang Lüth German U-boat captain Flensburg: Friedhof Adelby
Heinrich Freiherr von Lüttwitz German General der Panzertruppen (XXXXVII Corps) Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria
Douglas MacArthur US general Norfolk, Virginia: MacArthur Memorial
Eberhard von Mackensen German Generaloberst Gross-Vollstedt, Schleswig-Holstein
Stanislaw Maczek Polish major-general (1st Armoured Division, liberated Breda) Breda, the Netherlands: Polish Military Cemetery
Georges Mandel French statesman Paris: Cimetière de Passy
Carl Gustav Emil Mannerheim Finnish Field-Marshal, statesman Helsinki: Mechelininkatu cemetery
Erich von Manstein German Field-Marshal Dorfmark, Niedersachsen
Hasso von Manteuffel German General der Panzertruppen Diessen am Ammersee, Bavaria
Hans-Joachim Marseille German fighter ace Tobruk: German War Cemetery
George C. Marshall US General of the Army Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Lee Marvin US Marine Corps private, famous actor after WW II Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Iwane Matsui Japanese general Tokyo: Yasukuni Shrine
Dr. Karl Mauss German Generalleutnant (won Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds) Lübeck: St. Lorenz Friedhof
Egon Mayer German fighter ace (102 kills, KIA) St. Desir-de-Lisieux, Normandy: German Military Cemetery
Anthony Clement McAuliffe US Army general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
David McCampbell US Navy fighter ace (34 kills) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Clarence Wade McCluskey US Navy dive bomber squadron leader (Midway) Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Academy Cemetery
Joseph McConnell
US Air Force pilot (bomber navigator during WW II, highest scoring jet pilot in Korea)
Victorville, California: Victor Valley Memorial Park
Thomas B. McGuire US fighter ace Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Archibald McKellar British fighter ace Glasgow: Thornliebank New Cemetery
Eugen Meindl German General der Fallschirmjäger Donaueschingen, Baden-Württemberg
Horst von Mellenthin German General der Artillerie (205th Infantry Division) Wiesbaden: Nordfriedhof
Frank Dow Merrill US Army Brigadier General ("Merrill's Marauders") West Point, New York: Post Cemetery
Willy Messerschmitt German aircraft designer Bamberg, Bavaria
Kurt 'Panzermeyer' Meyer German SS Brigadeführer (12th SS Division "Hitlerjugend") Hagen-Delstern, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Erhard Milch German aircraft minister Lüneburg: Zentralfriedhof Soltauerstrasse
Walter Model German Field-Marshal Hürtgenwald-Vossenack, Nordrhein-Westfalen: German Military Cemetery
Werner Mölders German general, fighter ace Berlin: Invalidenfriedhof
Bernard Law Montgomery British Field-Marshal Binstead, Hampshire: Holy Cross Churchyard
Mascarenhas de Morais Brazilian general (Brazilian Expeditionary Force) Rio de Janeiro: São João Batista Cemetery
Wayne Morris
US Navy pilot and actor (7 kills in the Pacific theatre)
Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Jean Moulin French resistance hero Paris: Panthéon
Louis, Lord Mountbatten British admiral Romsey, Hampshire: Romsey Abbey Church
Johannes Rudolf Mühlenkamp German SS Standartenführer (5th SS Division "Wiking") Bredelem (near Goslar), Niedersachsen
Joachim Müncheberg German fighter ace (135 kills) Bordj-Cedria, Tunisia: Hof NAS
Audie Murphy US major (most decorated) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Benito Mussolini Italian leader Predappio: San Cassiano cemetery
Konstantin von Neurath German statesman Vaihingen an der Enz-Kleinglattbach, Baden-Württemberg
Hermann Niehoff German General der Infanterie (last commander of "Fortress Breslau") Riegsee, Southern Bavaria
Chester W. Nimitz US Fleet Admiral San Bruno, California: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Walter Nowotny German Luftwaffe fighter ace Vienna: Zentralfriedhof
Emmett 'Rosie' O'Donnell
US Air Force General
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Walter Oesau German Luftwaffe fighter ace Meldorf, Schleswig-Holstein: Friedhof
Robin Olds
US Air Force fighter ace (also became an ace in Vietnam and was superintendent of the USAF Academy)
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Werner Ostendorff German SS Gruppenführer (17th SS Division "Götz von Berlichingen") Bad Aussee, Austria: Nordfriedhof
Hans Oster German Major-General in the Abwehr Flossenbürg: KZ-Grab- und Gedenkstätte
Ignaci Jan Paderewski Polish politician in exile Warsaw: St. John's Cathedral
Alexander McCarrell Patch US Army general West Point, New York: West Point Cemetery
George S. Patton US Army general Hamm (Luxemburg): American War Cemetery
Friedrich Paulus German Field-Marshal Baden-Baden: Stadtfriedhof
Ante Pavelic Croatian leader Madrid: Cementerio de San Isidro
Joachim Peiper German SS Standartenführer Schondorf am Ammersee, Bavaria
Philippe Pétain Vichy French president Ile de Yeu: Cimetière de Port-Joinville
Kurt Pflugbeil German Luftwaffe General der Flieger (Luftflotte 1) Berlin: Städtischer Friedhof Wilmersdorf
Engelbert Picker German Generalleutnant (3rd Mountain Division) Ingolstadt, Bavaria: Friedhof
Pius XII Pope during World War II Rome: St. Peter's Basilica
Ferdinand Porsche German industrialist Zell am See, Austria: Schütthof estate
Tyrone Power
US actor (flew as a transport pilot during WW II)
Los Angeles, California: Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Josef 'Pips' Priller German Luftwaffe fighter ace (101 kills) Augsburg, Bavaria
Carl Graf von Pückler-Burghauss German SS general Brno: Central Cemetery
Lewis Burwell 'Chesty' Puller US Marine Corps general Saluda, Virginia
Karl Jesko von Puttkammer German Kriegsmarine admiral Munich: Waldfriedhof
Ernie Pyle US journalist Honolulu, Hawaii: Punchbowl Cemetery
Elwood 'Pete' Quesada
US Air Force Major General
Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Vidkun Quisling Norwegian Fascist Prime Minister Skien: Gjerpen Cemetery
Erich Raeder German admiral Kiel: Nordfriedhof
Hermann Ramcke German General der Fallschirmjäger Schleswig: Friedhof Friedrichsberg
Sir Bertram Ramsay British admiral St.-Germain-en-Laye (near Paris): Nouveau Cimetière
Johann Rattenhuber German SS general Munich: Ostfriedhof
Erhard Raus German general Vienna
Alfons Rebane Estonian SS Standartenführer (20th SS Division "Estnische Nr. 1") Tallinn: Metsakalmistu Cemetery
Walther von Reichenau German Field-Marshal Berlin: Invalidenfriedhof [tombstone removed after WWII]
Hans Georg Reinhardt German Generaloberst (3. Panzer Army) Tegernsee, Bavaria
Hanna Reitsch German test pilot Salzburg: Kommunalfriedhof
Marian Rejewski Polish code breaker (Enigma) Warsaw: Powazki Cemetery
Lothar Rendulic German/Austrian Generaloberst (2. Panzer Army) Leonding, Lower Austria
Paul Reynaud French statesman Paris: Cimetière de Montparnasse
Wolfram von Richthofen German Luftwaffe Field-Marshal Bad Ischl, Austria
Matthew Bunker Ridgway US general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Leni Riefenstahl German film maker and actress Munich: Waldfriedhof
Julius Ringel German General der Gebirgstruppe (5th Gebirgsjägerdivision) Völkermarkt (near Klagenfurt), Austria: cemetery
Konstantin K. Rokossovsky Soviet Field-Marshal Moscow: Cemetery behind the Lenin Mausoleum
Cesar Romero
US actor (served in the US Coast Guard in the Pacific during WW II)
Inglewood, California: Inglewood Park Cemetery
Erwin Rommel German Field-Marshal Herrlingen (near Ulm), Baden-Würrtemberg
Archibald B. 'Archie' Roosevelt US Army Lieutenant-Colonel (son of Theodore Roosevelt, oldest batallion commander in US Army) Oyster Bay, New York: Young's Memorial Cemetery
Franklin D. Roosevelt US president Hyde Park, New York: Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
James Roosevelt US Marine Corps officer (son of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served in Marine Raiders) Corona del Mar, California: Pacific View Cemetery
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. US general Coleville-sur-Mer, Normandy: US Military Cemetery
Maurice Rose US general (3rd Armored Division, KIA) Margraten, the Netherlands: US Military Cemetery
Hans-Ulrich Rudel German Stuka ace (only winner of Golden Oakleaves to the Knight's Cross) Dornhausen (near Gunzenhausen), Northern Bavaria
Joachim Rumohr German SS Brigadeführer (8th SS Division "Florian Geyer", KIA) Budapest: New Municipal Cemetery
Gerdt von Rundstedt German Field-Marshal Hannover: Friedhof Stöcken
Baroness Sue Ryder of Warsaw British SOE employee (founded the Sue Ryder Foundation after WW II) Cavendish, Suffolk
Saburo Sakai Japanese fighter ace (64 kills) Kanagawa: Sagami Memorial Park
Hans von Salmuth German Generaloberst (4th Army, 15th Army) Wiesbaden: Nordfriedhof
Dietrich von Saucken German general Munich: Waldfriedhof Solln
Heinrich zu Sayn-Wittgenstein German night fighter ace Ysselsteyn, the Netherlands: German Military Cemetery
Julius Schaub German SS general (Hitler's adjutant) Munich: Ostfriedhof
Johan Scheller German major (last commander of Remagen Bridge, executed) Birnbach (near Altenkirchen), Rheinland-Pfalz
Oskar Schindler German industrialist who rescued Jews Jerusalem: Protestant Cemetery, Mount of Olives
Baldur von Schirach German youth leader (Reichsjugendführer), Gauleiter of Vienna Kröv an der Mosel, Rheinland-Pfalz: Friedhof
Gerhard Schmidhuber German Generalmajor (13th Panzerdivision, KIA) Budapest: New Municipal Cemetery
Karl Schnäbele Himmler's pilot (killed by Russian partisans) Zhitomir, Ukraine: German Military Cemetery
Heinz Wolfgang Schnaufer German night fighter ace (121 kills) Calw, Baden-Württemberg: cemetery
Ferdinand Schörner German Field-Marshal Mittenwald, Bavaria
Hans Scholl German resistance hero Munich: Friedhof am Perlacher Forst
Sophie Scholl German resistance hero Munich: Friedhof am Perlacher Forst
Fritz von Scholz German SS Gruppenführer (11th SS Division "Nordland") Tallin: Main Cemetery
Werner Schroer German fighter ace (114 kills) Ottobrunn, Bavaria
Karl Schümers German SS Standartenführer (4th SS Division "Polizei") Dionyssos-Rapendoza, Greece: German Military Cemetery
Adalbert Schulz German Generalmajor (won Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds) Starokonstantinow, Russia: Military Cemetery
Otto Schury German general Munich: Waldfriedhof
Günter Schwartzkopff German Luftwaffe Generalmajor (Stuka Geschwader 77) Noyers-Pont-Maugis: German Military Cemetery
Gerhard Graf von Schwerin German General der Panzertruppen Rottach-Egern, Bavaria
Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach German General der Artillerie (captured at Stalingrad, president of the Bund Deutscher Offiziere) Bremen: Riensberger Friedhof
Walter Campbell Short
US Army lieutenant general (commander of US Army forces at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack)
Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Wladislaw Sikorski Polish Prime Minister, general Cracow: Cracow Cathedral
William Hood Simpson US Army General (9th Army) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Stanislaw Skalski Polish fighter ace in Polish air force and RAF (21 kills), promoted to brigade general in 1988 Warsaw: Powazki Military Cemetery
Otto Skorzeny German SS commando Vienna: Döblinger Friedhof
Holland M. 'Howlin Mad' Smith US Marine Corps general San Diego, California: Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery
Julian C. Smith US Marine Corps general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Walter Bedell 'Beetle' Smith US Army general (Eisenhower's Chief of Staff) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Richard Sorge Soviet spy in Japan Tokyo: Tama Reien Cemetery, Fuchu City
Stanislaw Sosabowski Polish general Warsaw: Powazki Cemetery
Charles Andrew Spaatz
US Air Force General
Colorado Springs, Colorado: US Air Force Academy
Albert Speer German architect, Minister for Armaments Heidelberg: Bergfriedhof
Hugo Sperrle German Luftwaffe Field-Marshal Obermeitingen: Soldatenfriedhof Schwabstadl
Hans Graf von Sponeck German general (22nd Air-Landed Division) Dahn, Rheinland-Pfalz: Ehrenfriedhof
Raymond A. Spruance US admiral San Bruno, California: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Josef Stalin Soviet leader Moscow: cemetery behind the Lenin Mausoleum
Otto Stapf German General der Infanterie (111st Infantry Division) Kitzingen, Bavaria: Alter Friedhof
Achille Starace
Italian fascist party secretary (killed by partisans in 1945)
Sannicola, Lecce
Felix Steiner German SS Obergruppenführer (5th SS Division "Wiking") Munich: Friedhof am Perlacher Forst
Johannes 'Macky' Steinhoff German fighter ace, post WW II general (176 kills) Wachtberg-Villip (near Bonn), Nordrhein-Westfalen
James 'Jimmy' Stewart US bomber pilot, Oscar winning actor Glendale, California: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Bert Stiles
US Air Force fighter pilot (KIA, his short shories were published after WW II under the title "Serenade to the Big Bird")
Neupré, Belgium: Ardennes American Cemetery
Henry Stimson US Secretary of War Cold Springs Harbor, New York: Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church
Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz German general (won Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds) Grabenstätt, Bavaria
Werner Streib German night fighter ace Munich: Ostfriedhof
Kurt Student German Luftwaffe Generaloberst (Fallschirmjäger) Bad Salzuflen, Nordrhein-Westfalen: Friedhof Am Obernberg
Otto von Stülpnagel German General der Infanterie (military commander in France) Champigny St. André: German Military Cemetery
Ludwig Stumpfegger
German physician (one of Hitler's doctors, committed suicide after failed escape from Berlin in 1945)
Munich: Nordfriedhof
Hans-Jürgen Stumpff
German Luftwaffe Generaloberst
Bonn-Bad Godesberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Kurt Tank German aircraft designer Buenos Aires, Argentina
Maxwell Davenport Taylor US Army general (101st Airborne Division) Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Robert Taylor
US actor (US Navy flight instructor during WW II)
Glendale, California: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma German General der Panzertruppen (Afrika Korps) Dachau, Bavaria [grave no longer exists]
Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko Soviet Field-Marshal Moscow: cemetery behind the Lenin Mausoleum
Jozef Tiso Slovakian leader (executed) Bratislava: Martinský cintorín
Tito Yugoslav partisan leader Belgrade: Tito Mausoleum
Fritz Todt German construction minister Berlin: Invalidenfriedhof [tombstone removed after WW II]
Hideki Tojo Japanese Prime Minister, general Tokyo: Zoshigaya Cemetery
Theodor Tolsdorff German Generalleutnant (won Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds) Wuppertal: Friedhof
Wolfgang Tonne German fighter ace (122 kills) Bordj-Cedria, Tunisia: Hof NAS
Harry S. Truman US president Independence, Missouri: Truman Library
Richmond Kelly Turner US admiral San Bruno, California: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Christian Tychsen German SS general (2nd SS-Panzerdivision "Das Reich") Marigny: German Military Cemetery
Ernst Udet German aircraft minister Berlin: Invalidenfriedhof
Martin Unrein German Generalleutnant Külsheim, Baden-Württemberg
Charles Upham New Zealand officer (won the Victoria Cross twice) Christchurch, New Zealand: St. Paul's Churchyard, Papanui
Herbert Vahl German SS Brigadeführer (4th SS Division "Polizei") Dionyssos-Rapendoza, Greece: German Military Cemetery
Alexander A. Vandegrift US Marine Corps Commandant Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Adriano Visconti
Italian fighter ace (shot by partisans)
Milan: Cimitero Maggiore
Kliment Voroshilov Soviet Field-Marshal Moscow: cemetery behind the Lenin Mausoleum
Hans-Erich Voss
German Kriegsmarine Vizeadmiral (naval liaison officer in Hitler's headquarters)
Schönau (near Berchtesgaden), Bavaria: Bergfriedhof
Lance Wade British RAF fighter ace Reklaw, Texas: McKnight Cemetery
Boyd 'Buzz' Wagner US fighter ace (one of the first aces in the Pacific Theatre) Johnstown, Pennsylvania: Grandview Cemetery
Jonathan Wainwright US Army general Arlington, Virginia: Arlington National Cemetery
Hans Waldmüller
German SS Obersturmbannführer (won the Knight's Cross, killed by Belgian resistance fighters)
Düren-Rölsdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen: German Military Cemeterry
Sir Barnes Wallis British scientist (designed the bouncing bomb used by the Dambusters) Effingham Junction, Surrey: St. Lawrence Churchyard
Walter Warlimont Deputy chief of the OKW Gmund am Tegernsee, Bavaria [grave no longer exists]
Archibald Percival Wavell British Field-Marshal Winchester, Hampshire: Chapel of Winchester College
Wilhelm Wegener German General der Infanterie (L Army Corps) Riga: Forest Cemetery
Maximilian Freiherr von Weichs German Field-Marshall Rösberg (near Bonn), Nordrhein-Westfalen: Friedhof an der Kirche
Walter Weiss German Generaloberst (Army Group North, Army Group East Prussia) Aschaffenburg: Waldfriedhof
Maxime Weygand French general Morlaix, Finistère: Cimetière St.-Charles
Wilhelmina van Oranje-Nassau Dutch Queen Delft: Nieuwe Kerk
Fritz Witt German SS Brigadeführer (12th SS Division "Hitlerjugend") Champigny St. André: German War Cemetery
Michael Wittmann German tank ace La Cambe, Normandy: German War Cemetery
Karl Wolff German SS Obergruppenführer (Himmler's adjutant) Prien am Chiemsee, Bavaria
Max Wünsche German colonel Munich: Nordfriedhof
Josef 'Sepp' Wurmheller German fighter ace (102 kills) Champigny St. André, France: German Military Cemetery
Wolfdietrich Ritter von Xylander German general Munich: Kriegsgräberstätte Waldfriedhof
Irosoku Yamamoto Japanese admiral Nagaoka, Honshu: Chokoji Temple cemetery
August Zehender German SS Brigadeführer (22nd SS Division "Maria Theresia", KIA) Budapest: New Municipal Cemetery
Kurt Zeitzler German general Niederaschau, Bavaria [tombstone removed]
Grigorii K. Zhukov Soviet Field-Marshal Moscow: cemetery behind the Lenin Mausoleum
Eduard Zorn German general Munich: Kriegsgräberstätte Waldfriedhof

Cremated

Name Occupation Location of ashes
Douglas Bader British RAF fighter ace Ashes given to family
Ludwig Beck German Generaloberst (20th July 1944 conspirator; shot) Ashes scattered outside Berlin
Otto Günsche
German SS Sturmbannführer (Hitler's adjutant, helped burn Hitler's body)
Ashes scattered at sea
Werner von Haeften German lieutenant (20th July 1944 conspirator; shot) Ashes scattered outside Berlin
Conrad Helfrich Dutch admiral (commander of ABDA Fleet in 1942) Ashes scattered in the North Sea
Hajo Herrmann
German Luftwaffe colonel (developed 'Wilder Sau' night fighter tactics)
Ashes scattered at sea
Albrecht Ritter Mertz von Quirnheim German colonel (20th July 1944 conspirator; shot) Ashes scattered outside Berlin
Friedrich Olbricht German general (20th July 1944 conspirator; shot) Ashes scattered outside Berlin
Dan Rowan
US Air Force fighter pilot (tv presenter after WW II)
Ashes given to family or friend
Claus Graf Schenk von Stauffenberg German colonel (20th July 1944 conspirator; shot) Ashes scattered outside Berlin
Joseph Stilwell US Army general Ashes scattered in the Pacific
Alan Turing British mathematician (Bletchley Park code breaker) Ashes scattered at Woking Crematorium, Surrey

Thanks go to:

Troy Allen
Alex Balmaceda
Cláudio Bedran
Michel van Best
Vincent Bolger
Ben Brewster
P.S. Buckley
Dennis Burns
Harry Caubo
Elias Crim
Leslie Czyzyk
Merlin Dorfman
Richard Ellis
Bert Fletcher
Joseph Furtak
Toni Gemeinder
Jens T. Hoeg
Robert Hopmans
Ingo from Aachen
Joanna Ingraham
Bjørn Jervås
Alan N. Johnson
Ivan K.
Dieter Kalb
Anders Kragelund
Janusz Krasicki
Hans Kroeger
Br. Casimiro Kuypers
Merrylee Lanehart
David Lotz
Doug Luo
Roy Maloney
Eric Marcel
Curt Marcus, Jr.
Paul McCue
John Munoz
Albert F. Musgrove
Scott Nabers
Rudi de Nardo
Jim Noyes
Fritz Olson
Mario Pachi
Michael Patterson
Dave Pomplun
Frederic Quesnel
Steven Radford
Michael Risk
Ales Senica
Heinz Schaffer
Gerhard Schnecke
Jerry Schindler
Sridhar
W.S. Stegall
Leif Stjerna
Steve Tashik
Chris Timmer
Ken Truex
Mack Welford
Mary Ann Whipple
Geoff Willars
Claudine Willis
Werner

Related links:

American Battle Monuments Commission
Arlington National Cemetery
Commissariato Generale per le Onoranze dei Caduti in Guerra (in Italian)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Oorlogsgravenstichting (in Dutch)
Das Ritterkreuz
Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V.


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