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Brett in Lima 1944

"Peruvian Generals Decorated by F.D.R. Lima, Peru -- Lt. Gen. George H. Brett (center), who heads the Caribbean Defense Command and Panama Canal Department, congratulates General Cesar de la Fuente (left), Peruvian War Minister and General Fernando Melgar, Peruvian Minister of Aviation (right), after presenting them with the U.S. Legion of Merit in Lima. President Roosevelt made the awards in recognition of the Generals' meritorious services in the cause of the United Nations." Date: 2/25/1944. Source: RG 208-PU, Box 23, National Archives.

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Taken on July 19, 2009