Robert T. Frederick Photo

Robert T. Frederick

Born: Mar 14, 1907

Death: Nov 29, 1970

Birthplace: San Francisco

Nationality: United States

Robert T. Frederick

Date of Birth : Mar 14, 1907
Date of Death : Nov 29, 1970
Birth Place : San Francisco

Robert Tryon Frederick was a highly decorated United States Army combat commander during World War II. Frederick commanded the 1st Special Service Force, the 1st Airborne Task Force, the 45th Infantry Division, and was awarded two Distinguished Service Crosses. He is the only US serviceman in World War II who received eight Purple Hearts.

Also known as

  • Robert Frederick

Awards Won

  • Purple Heart
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Silver Star
  • Legion of Merit
  • Distinguished Service Cross
  • Distinguished Service Medal
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