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McNair, Lesley James

Date of birth:
May 25th, 1883 (Verndale, Minnesota, US)
Date of death:
July 25th, 1944 (Near Saint-LŰ, France)
Buried on:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: F. Row: 28. Grave: 42.
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Lieutenant General Lesley McNair was killed on 25 July 1944, after an U.S. bomber bombed his position by mistake. He was posthumously promoted to 4 star general.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Posthumously awarded
World War Two Victory Medal

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain

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