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Double recipient of the American Distinguished Service Cross and organisor of the U.S. Army Rangers, William Orlando Darby, was the only U.S. Army Military in World War Two, to receive a posthumous promotion to Brigadier General?


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Ritterkreuz des KriegsverdienstkreuzesRidder vierde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.4)Gemeinsames Flugzeugfuhrer-Beobachter Abzeichen mit BrilliantenRitterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes mit SchwerternRidder derde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.3)Orden PobedaGeorge CrossRitterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes in Gold ohne SchwerternRitterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und SchwerternAir Force Cross (AC)Deutscher Orden des Gro▀deutschen ReichesRitterkreuz, Goldener Eichenlaub mit Schwertern und BrillantenEhrentafelspange der KriegsmarineMedal of HonorOrdinul Mihai Viteazul 1st Class
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