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Brigadier General Harlan Nelson Hartness 1951 to 1954 period, O.D. Dark Officer's Coat with Belt and Buckle
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1951 to 1954 period, Coat, Wool, Elastique, O.D. Dark Officer's M-1944 with belt and buckle and with 3 ribbon bar. Has embroidered-on Major General's stars. Has his
paper tag inside. Has his 26th "Yankee" Division patch on his right side. Needs a 4th Infantry Division patch on his left side. Includes his original chocolate tie. Also includes approximately 29 pages of biographical / historical information.
Plus a HUGE photo album and many articles and photos concerning his career
Large lot of photos and newspaper clippings from the early 1950's period when he was with the 4th Infantry Division.
*Includes a GIANT photo album too!*
Biographical information on Brigadier General (later Major General) Harlan Nelson Hartness
Graduated from West Point Military Academy in 1919
Made Brigadier General in 1942
Assistant Commanding General of the 26th "Yankee" Infantry Division between 1943 and 1945
Commanding General of the 26th "Yankee" Infantry Division between June and July of 1945
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff of the 15th Army Group
Commanding General of the 7th Infantry Division between 1946 and 1948 in Korea
Deputy Commandant of the Command and General Staff College between 1948 and 1950
Acting Commandant of the Command and General Staff College in 1950
Commanding General of the 4th Infantry Division betwen 1950 and 1953
EUCOM (European Command) Major General in 1951
Retired in 1954
Medals and Awards
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
Czechoslovakian Military Order of the White Lion
French Legion of Honor
French Croix de Guerre with Star
French Croix de guerre with Palms
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with ? Bronze Stars (had at least 3)
Comments from the Curator
World War II period combat General's groupings are extremely rare to find today. This uniform is one of four in the AAF Tank Museum collection that were all acquired from General Hartness's estate. This uniform has his named laundry/cleaner's tag inside attesting to it's provenance. Additional provenance is provided by the great many
items that are included with this uniform grouping from his estate. Here is a rare chance to obtain a documented and named World War II period US Army combat General's uniform grouping.
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July 11th, 1973 dated, US Army, 1937 Pattern, Blue Color, Mess Dress Uniform, belonging to a Combat, Infantry, Major General, named: "Raphael Dean Tice", the Commanding General of the 3rd Infantry Division
1950 Dated, US Army, M-1950 Pattern, "Jacket, Wool, O.D., M-1950, Spec. No.: MIL-J-10801 (QMC), Pattern Date: 1 Nov. 1950", Or A "IKE" Style Jacket, Belonging To A Armored/Cavalry, Corporal, Named: "R. Brabeen B0523", Serving In The 1st Armored Divisio
Sale Price: $900.00
June 2nd, 1964 Period, US Marine Corps., Khaki Service Coat (Uniform), belonging to a Engineer, Major General, named: "George E. Tomlinson", U.S.M.C.R.
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
Lieutenant General post 1955 period, US Army Uniform
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