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Ray Barker

Born: Dec 10, 1889

Death: Jun 28, 1974

Birthplace: Elmira

Nationality: United States

Ray Barker

Date of Birth : Dec 10, 1889
Date of Death : Jun 28, 1974
Birth Place : Elmira

Ray Wehnes Barker was a Major General of the Allied Forces, and served in the European Theater of Operations During World War II. General Barker was a key member of the combined United States-British group, which became known as COSSAC. This group planned the Battle of Normandy, codenamed "Operation Overlord", also known as D-Day, which liberated Occupied France. He served as the Deputy Chief of Staff of the European Theater from 1943–1944, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force.

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