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Lot 241

Maj General Clarence Lionel Adcock's Full Dress Uniform, Invasion of North Africa. Clarence Lionel Adcock was born at Waltham, Massachusetts, October 23, 1895. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1918, from the Engineer School in 1921, the Command and General Staff School in 1935, the Army War College in 1939. Adcock was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Engineers in 1918 and advanced through the grades to Major General in 1945. He served as Assistant Chief of Staff, II Corps, in the invasion of North Africa, 1942-43, under Mark W. Clark, 5th Army, 1943, G-4 (supply) with Eisenhower's HQ in North Africa and Italy, 1943-44. He was G-4 with 6th Army Group in France and Germany, 1944-45. Then we was Deputy to General Clay in Berlin with the Military Government, 1946. He retired in 1947 and was recalled to active duty in 1948. Awarded three Distinguished Service Medals and two Legion of Merit medals. From a military exhibit in Branson, Mo. Estimate Value $600 - 900

Realized $360

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