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Atkinson, Ralph G.

Date of birth:
May 27th, 1916 (Ann Arbor/Michigan, Verenigde Staten)
Date of death:
November 17th, 2012
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
Ordnance Supply Officer, HQ, First Army, U.S. Army
Awarded for:
Operation Overlord
"Colonel Atkinson organized and directed the equipping of First Army Units prior to he initial invasion of France, and planned a project to assure the Army of a properly balanced stock of major items for replacement during the early phase of the Normandy Campaign.
Legion of Merit - US Military
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
Ordnance Supply Officer, HQ, First Army, U.S. Army
Awarded for:
Operation Overlord
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur

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