Charles Bronson (24/30)

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Some people are as bad in real life as they are on the silver screen. Take Charles Bronson for instance. Before he was pumping lead in Hollywood bad guys, he served the United States Army Air Force as an aircraft gunner with the 760th flexible gunnery training squadron. That was in 1943. In 1945 he became part of the 39th Bombardment Group as a Superfortress crewman, and flew 25 missions. After he received a Purple Heart for service, he left in 1946. Don’t mess with Charles, he’s the real deal.