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Jacob Loucks Devers

Military

4 star general in the US Army who commanded the 6th Army Group in the European Theatre during WW II. Involved in the development and adoption of numerous weapons, including the M4 Sherman and M26 Pershing tanks, the DUKW amphibious truck, the Bell H-13 Sioux helicopter and the M16 rifle. Commanded ETOUSA prior to Dwight D Eisenhower.

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Event Location Date
Born York, PA, USA 8 September 1887
Died Washington, DC, USA 15 October 1979
Buried November 1979

Interred
Arlington National Cemetery

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Date Contributor Update
20 March 2018 18:38:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, biography, events, place associations and media associations
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_L._Devers

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