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Army Distinguished Service MedalEdit

Army Distinguished Service Medal (full)
for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War II.
  • General orders: War Department, General Orders No. 77 (1943)
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  • Service: Army
  • Rank: Lieutenant General
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  • Awarded: October 20, 1943
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for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility.
  • General orders: War Department, General Orders No. 5 (1945)
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  • Service: Army
  • Rank: Lieutenant General
  • Unit: Sixth US Army Group
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for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility.
  • General orders: War Department, General Orders No. 67 (1945)
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  • Service: Army
  • Rank: General
  • Unit: Sixth US Army Group
  • Awarded: August 14, 1945
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Navy Distinguished Service MedalEdit

Navy Distinguished Service Medal (full)
for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States from 29 October 1944 to 1 January 1945, as Commanding General, SIXTH U.S. Army Group. During this period General Devers coordinated with the U.S. Navy in the solving of many and diverse problems relative to the build-up following the invasion of the south coast of France. General Devers with foresight and keen planning ability was in a large part responsible for the success of these joint operations. His outstanding tact, sound judgment and alert cooperation in dealing with the many complex problems common to an amphibious operation assured the wholehearted cooperation of the two services. The leadership and professional skill displayed by General Devers are in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Armed Services.
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  • Action date: October 29, 1944 - January 1, 1945
  • Service: Army
  • Rank: General
  • Unit: Sixth US Army Group
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Bronze Star MedalEdit

Bronze Star (full)
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Campaign/Service DecorationsEdit

World War I Victory Medal (full)Army of Occupation of Germany Medal (full)American Defense Service Medal (full)American Campaign Medal (full)European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (full)World War II Victory Medal (full)
Name Device
World War I Victory Medal
Army of Occupation of
Germany Medal
American Defense Service Medal Foreign Service Star
American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle
Eastern Campaign Medal
6 Battle Stars, Arrowhead
World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal

Foreign OrdersEdit

Ribbon Name Class Country V IV (OF) III (CM) II (GO) I (GC)
Order of the Liberator General San Martin, Grand Officer Order of the Liberator Grand Officer Argentina - - - 0.0.00 -
Order of Leopold (Commander) Order of Leopold Commander Belgium - - 0.0.00 - -
Order of Military Merit (Brazil) Order of Military Merit Brazil - - - - -
Star of Military Merit (Chile) Star of Military Merit Chile - - - - -
Order of the Nile (Grand Cordon) Order of the Nile Grand Cordon Egypt - - - - 0.0.00
Legion of Honour (Grand Officer) Legion of Honor Grand Officer France - - - 2.11.45 -
Order of Military Merit (Mexico) Order of Military Merit Grand Cross Mexico - - - - 0.0.00
Virtuti Militari (Poland) Order Virtuti Militari Officer Poland - 0.0.00 - - -
Order of the Bath Order of the Bath Knight
Commander
United Kingdom - - - 1.3.44 -
Ribbon Name Country Awarded
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 France 2.11.45
Cross of War 1940-1945 (palm) Cross of War 1940-1945 Belgium

Badges & Other AwardsEdit

  • George Catlett Marshall Medal, Association of the US Army (10/27/1965)

AchievementsEdit

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