Arnold, Archibald Vincent

Date of birth:
February 24th, 1889 (Collinsville/Connecticut, United States)
Date of death:
January 4th, 1973 (Southern Pines/North Carolina, United States)
Nationality:
American

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General
Unit:
7th Infantry Division "Hourglass", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1946
Action:
"Major General Archibald Vincent Arnold (ASN: 0-3395), United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility as Commanding General of the 7th Infantry Division, during the period October 1944 to July 1945."
Details:
War Department, General Orders No. 26
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Action:
"Major General Archibald V. Arnold (ASN: 0-3395), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility as Chief US Delegate, U.S.-U.S.S.R. Joint Commission for Korea in 1946."
Details:
War Department, General Orders No. 139
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Second DSM received as Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General
Unit:
7th Infantry Division "Hourglass", U.S. Army
Action:
"Major General Archibald Vincent Arnold (ASN: 0-3395), United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commanding General, 7th Infantry Division, from 1944 to 1945."
Legion of Merit - US Military

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