Brooks (Baum), Martin E., Sgt

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Last Rank
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Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 11B40, 11th Airborne Division
Service Years
1943 - 1945


Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Brooks (Baum), Martin E., Sgt.
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Home Town
Bronx, New York
Last Address
Studio City, California

Date of Passing
Dec 07, 2015
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Recent Death; location TBD

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Honorably Discharged WW II

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Last Known Activity

Actor. He will be remembered for playing 'Dr. Rudy Wells' in the TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man" (1975 to 1978) and "The Bionic Woman" (1976 to 1978). Raised in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, he served as a paratrooper with the United States Army Airborne Division in the South Pacific Theater during World War II and following his return home, he enrolled at Penn State University. After choosing to pursue an acting career, he studied at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School for Social Research in New York City. He made his professional debut on Broadway in John Steinbeck's "Burning Light" (1950) and received a Theatre World Award. He went on to appear in a half of dozen other plays including the long running "I Am a Camera" (1951 to 1952). Brooks initiated his lengthy association with television during the 1950s and accrued credits with "Combat!", "The Fugitive", "The Wild, Wild West", "McMillan & Wife" and "Dallas", as well as many other programs. He died from natural causes.

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
11th Airborne Division
  1943-1945, 11B40, 11th Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
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