2nd January 1914 (Friday)

BORN TODAY:

~ In Berlin, Germany – Volkhard Eitner, a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in German Wehrmacht during World War 2.

~ In Schwedt, Germany – Karl Heinz-Becker, another highly decorated Oberst (colonel), this one as a paratrooper.

~ In Kiel, Germany – Horst Schunemann, U-boat commander

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkhard_Eitner

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallschirmj%C3%A4ger

http://uboat.net/men/commanders/1143.html

~ In Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon in Myanmar) – Violet Vivian Finley, later Vivian Rushton, then Gooch, and finally Vivian Stuart – mother of twin Vary and Valerie. Author of romantic novels, military sagas and historical romances.

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/298723.V_A_Stuart

~ In Shreveport, Louisiana – Pirkle Jones, documentary photographer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirkle_Jones

~ In Marrickville, New South Wales – Max Ruddock, Australian politician.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Ruddock

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