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Famous Veterans Born December 7th: Ted Knight – Eli Wallach – Jack Pennick – Tom Waits

December 7

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 7 of December, repeating indefinitely

Check out these Famous Veterans who were born on December 7th: #TedKnight (#TheMaryTylerMooreShow, Too Close for Comfort, #Caddyshack): Knight dropped out of high school to enlist in the United States Army in World War II. He was a member of A Company, 296th Combat Engineer Battalion, earning five battle stars while serving in the European Theatre. #EliWallach (The Magnificent Seven, The Misfits, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly): Drafted into the Army in January 1941. Served as staff Sergeant in a military hospital in Hawaii and later sent to Officer Candidate School in Abilene, Texas to train as a medical administrative officer. Actor #JackPennick: #USMC serving with the #PekingLegationGuard in China in 1912 and WWI. Pennick reenlisted in the #NAVY in September 1941, at the age of 45. He was promoted to chief warrant officer (chief photographer) in December 1942] and served in the Field Photographic Unit under Commander #JohnFord. Pennick was awarded the Silver Star medal for action in North Africa and #TomWaits (Singer, Songwriter, Actor): Coast Guard.

Happy Birthday, Gentlemen… and thank you for your service! See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com

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