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Harry Truman presenting Distinguished Service Medals to Henry Crerar, Arthur Coningham, James Robb, and Francis Guingand, Frankfurt, Germany, 26 Jul 1945
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  • George Patton was summoned to Frankfurt, Germany by Dwight Eisenhower, who scolded him for repeatedly stirring up controversies and transferred him to the US 15th Army in the rear, which was tasked with compiling a history of the European War. ww2dbase [George Patton | Frankfurt, Hessen-Nassau | CPC]

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Thomas Dodd, late 1945

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