Public Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953

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Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower  | Date: March 3, 1953

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Citation Accompanying the Distinguished Service Medal Presented to General Van Fleet.
March 3, 1953

THE PRESIDENT of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, has awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, Third Oak Leaf Cluster, to


GENERAL JAMES A. VAN FLEET, USA


for exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility:

General James A. Van Fleet, United States Army, distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service to the United States Government and the United Nations in a position of great trust and grave responsibility during the period 14 April 1951 to 11 February 1953. Commanding the Eighth United States Army in Korea and exercising operational control over the forces of the Republic of Korea and those of sixteen United Nations, General Van Fleets outstanding services have been instrumental in furthering the United Nations’ resistance to the Communist armed aggression against the peace and freedom of the world.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

NOTE: The Distinguished Service presented by the President to General Medal, Third Oak Leaf Cluster, was Van Fleet at the White House.

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Chicago: Dwight D. Eisenhower, "19 Citation Accompanying the Distinguished Service Medal Presented to General Van Fleet.," Public Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.861 Original Sources, accessed January 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBKZHC5Y6QXF8I1.

MLA: Eisenhower, Dwight D. "19 Citation Accompanying the Distinguished Service Medal Presented to General Van Fleet." Public Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.861, Original Sources. 20 Jan. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBKZHC5Y6QXF8I1.

Harvard: Eisenhower, DD, '19 Citation Accompanying the Distinguished Service Medal Presented to General Van Fleet.' in Public Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.861. Original Sources, retrieved 20 January 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBKZHC5Y6QXF8I1.