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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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Awards with a complete personslist

Victoria Cross (VC)Ordinul Mihai Viteazul 1st ClassMedal of Honor - Navy/Marine Corps (MoH)Grootkruis der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.1)Deutscher Orden des Großdeutschen ReichesU-boot Kriegsabzeichen mit BrilliantenNavy CrossVapaudenristin Suurristi (VR SR / VR SR mk)Commandeur der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.2)Ritterkreuz, Goldener Eichenlaub mit Schwertern und BrillantenGeorge CrossKriegsabzeichen für Hilfskreuzer mit BrilliantenAir Force Cross (AC)Ridder vierde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.4)Orden Pobeda
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