Bartlett was an arctic explorer who captained the trapped and destroyed ship - the Karluk. Thanks to his guidance, survivors built a camp on the ice and traveled 150 miles by dog sledge to find land. Then, Bartlett and a crew-member completed a 700-mile journey to Siberia save his stranded crew.
5.Gunner the dog.
Gunner was an Australian stray dog who helped the airforce in WW2. His hearing was so acute that he could detect Japanese planes twenty minutes before the arrived - and before they showed up on radar.
Rescorla was the security director for Morgan Stanley during 9/11. Thanks to his preparedness, he helped all but 13 of Morgan Stanley's 2700 employees escape.
8.John R. Fox.
An American solider in World War II, John R. Fox died when he deliberately called an artillery strike on his own position. Fox realised that the German troops were overrunning his party's position. The strike delayed the enemy long enough for other American units to organise a counter attack.