Jack McNiece

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Birthday
24, 1919
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Jan 21, 2013 (93)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1919
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Jan 21, 2013 (93)

About

Leader of the Filthy Thirteen, the demolition unit that inspired The Dirty Dozen, and U.S. Army paratrooper in World War II.

Before Fame

He worked in rod construction before joining the Pine Bluff Arsenal.

Trivia

He was the recipient of four Bronze Stars, two Purple Hearts, and a Legion of Honour for his combat jumps.

Family Life

He had three children with wife Martha Beam Wonders.

Associated With

Actor Lee Marvin starred in the 1967 film The Dirty Dozen.