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Collins, Joseph Lawton "Lightning Joe"

Date of birth:
May 1st, 1896 (New Orleans/Louisiana, United States)
Date of death:
September 12th, 1987 (Washington, D.C., United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General (Major-general)
Unit:
Commanding General VII Corps, First United States Army
Awarded on:
July 21st, 1944
Details:
This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)

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