Summary

Conflict Period:
Korean War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
General 1
Birth:
19 Mar 1892 1
Fort Lee, New Jersey 1
Death:
23 Sep 1992 1
Polk City, Florida 1
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Full Name:
James Alward Van Fleet 1
Birth:
19 Mar 1892 1
Fort Lee, New Jersey 1
Death:
23 Sep 1992 1
Polk City, Florida 1
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Marriage:
Helen Moore 1
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Korean War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
General 1

World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Commander 1

World War I 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Battalion Commander 1
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Education:
Institution: U.S. Military Academy 1
Place: West Point, New York 1

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Education

Fleet attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, and was in the same class as Dwight D. Eisenhower and Omar Bradley.

War service

Fleet served in WWII during the D-Day landing on Utah Beach. He also was a key player in the Greek Civil War, providing advice and aid.

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