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George A. Taylor

Born: Feb 14, 1899

Death: Dec 3, 1969

Birthplace: Flat Rock

Nationality: United States

George A. Taylor

Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1899
Date of Death : Dec 3, 1969
Birth Place : Flat Rock

George Arthur Taylor was a Brigadier General of the United States Army. He is most famous for the leadership of his men during Omaha Beach landing, where he served as commander of the 16th Infantry Regiment and for which he earned a Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism. He served most of his career during World War II with U.S. 1st Infantry Division, where he was assigned as deputy commander of the division.

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  • George Taylor
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