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United States Uniforms
Brigadier General Baker Khaki Service Dress Uniform
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Uniform is dated 1960.
U.S. Army, "Coat, Man's Wool, Tropical 10.5 Oz. Khaki, Shade M-1".
Belonged to a Engineer Corps., Brigadier General (i.e.: a 1 Star General), named: "Russell C. Baker".
In 1932 2nd Lieutenant in the Engineer Reserve Corps.
Active duty in 1942.
Assignments included Chief, Executive Division, and Assistant Engineer to Headquarters 6th Army in the Southwest Pacific Theater Of Operations.
Released from active duty in 1946.
Baker's Reserve assignments included service in the 411th Engineer Brigade as Construction Engineer and Executive Officer.
In 1951 assigned to the 412th Engineer Brigade as Executive Officer.
On May 11th of 1960 promoted to Brigadier General and as the Commanding General of the 412th Engineer Brigade.
General Baker was awarded several awards and medals, including:
Legion of Merit
W.W.II Victory Medal
Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal
Sewn to his upper left sleeve is a round shaped cloth patch for service in the 4th Corps. Each shoulder epaulette has the metal star insignia of a Brigadier General. Both lower sleeves have the cloth rings of Officer status. Sewn to the upper right sleeve is a round shaped cloth patch Indicating former service in the 6th Army. This uniform has 5 small bar shaped cloth patches found sewn to the bottom of the right sleeve indicating that General Baker has served for 2 1/2 years overseas. This uniform also has been fitted out (correctly) with optional Engineer Corps. metal buttons.
Khaki, Officer's Garrison Cap for a Brigadier General
Khaki Service Dress Uniform
Pants belt and buckle*
1 pair brown shoes*
1 pair socks*
*Added item to grouping
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Post 1966 period, US Army, "Coat, Men's, Polyester/Wool Tropical, AG-344, Class3", or Army Green Uniform, belonging to a Chaplain, 1st Lieutenant, named: "Jones", serving in the 79th Infantry Division
1957 dated, US Army, 1951 Pattern, Coat, Tropical Worsted, Khaki Officer's, belonging to a Engineer and Quartermaster, Major General Louis E. Cotullia US Army Khaki Officer's Uniform
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Lieutenant General Thomas W. Herren US Army Service Officer's Khaki Uniform
Post WWII to the 1950's period, US Army, 1942 Pattern, Officer's, Summer, Tropical Worsted, Khaki Service Coat, belonging to Infantry, Brigadier General, "William Esbitt", Assistant Division Commander of the 77th Infantry Division
July 2nd, 1943 dated, US Marine Corps, Green Service Coat (Uniform), belonging to Major General (i.e.: 1 2 Star General), named: "John Marston", the Commanding General of the 2nd Marine Division, 1942
2 Uniform Grouping Belonging To A Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel, Named: "R.L. Richtus 14889", Serving In The Virginia Army National Guard
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