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Jens Anderson Doe

Date of birth: June 20, 1891
Date of death: 25-Feb-71
Home of record: California

Jens Doe graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1914. He retired as a U.S. Army Major General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Colonel (Infantry) Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving as Commanding Officer of the 163d Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 21 and 22 January, near Sanananda, New Guinea. As commander of an infantry regiment which was engaged in wiping out the remaining points of enemy resistance, Colonel Doe distinguished himself with his coolness and gallantry under fire. In the reduction of these strongly fortified areas his outstanding leadership and courageous conduct were a continuous inspiration to his troops. Colonel Doe's presence in the most forward areas and his disregard of personal danger were largely responsible for the high morale of his troops and the successful outcome of these operations. Colonel Doe's inspiring leadership, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 41st Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

General Orders: Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces in the Far East, General Orders No. 36 (1943)

Action Date: January 21 & 22, 1943

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Regiment: 163d Infantry Regiment

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Colonel (Infantry) Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving as Commanding Officer of the 163d Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 21 and 22 January, near Sanananda, New Guinea. As commander of an infantry regiment which was engaged in wiping out the remaining points of enemy resistance, Colonel Doe distinguished himself with his coolness and gallantry under fire. In the reduction of these strongly fortified areas his outstanding leadership and courageous conduct were a continuous inspiration to his troops. Colonel Doe's presence in the most forward areas and his disregard of personal danger were largely responsible for the high morale of his troops and the successful outcome of these operations. Colonel Doe's inspiring leadership, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 41st Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

General Orders: Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces in the Far East, General Orders No. 36 (1943)

Action Date: January 21 & 22, 1943

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Regiment: 163d Infantry Regiment

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), 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, 41st Infantry Division, from 1943 to 1944.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 36 (1945)

Action Date: 1943 - 1944

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), 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, 41st Infantry Division, from 1943 to 1944.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 36 (1945)

Action Date: 1943 - 1944

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), 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 Commanding General, 41st Infantry Division, from 1944 to 1945.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 151 (1946)

Action Date: 1944 - 1945

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), 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 Commanding General, 41st Infantry Division, from 1944 to 1945.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 151 (1946)

Action Date: 1944 - 1945

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action while serving with the 5th Division, American Expeditionary Forces, in France, during World War I.

Action Date: World War I

Service: Army

Rank: Major

Division: 5th Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action while serving with the 5th Division, American Expeditionary Forces, in France, during World War I.

Action Date: World War I

Service: Army

Rank: Major

Division: 5th Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Infantry) Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding Officer, 163d Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Division, during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, 41st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 28 (1944)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: Commanding Officer

Regiment: 163d Infantry Regiment

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Infantry) Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding Officer, 163d Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Division, during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, 41st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 28 (1944)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: Commanding Officer

Regiment: 163d Infantry Regiment

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Infantry) Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding Officer, 163d Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Division, during World War II.

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: Commanding Officer

Regiment: 163d Infantry Regiment

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Infantry) Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding Officer, 163d Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Division, during World War II.

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: Commanding Officer

Regiment: 163d Infantry Regiment

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Infantry) Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding General, 41st Infantry Division, during World War II.

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 41st Infantry Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Infantry) Jens Anderson Doe (ASN: 0-3743), United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding General, 41st Infantry Division, during World War II.

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 41st Infantry Division