Plitt, Henry, MAJ

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
2162-Operations & Training Staff Officer (G3 S3)
Primary Unit
1944-1946, 9301, 101st Airborne Division

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Home Town
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Last Address
Beverly Hills, CA

Date of Passing
Jan 27, 1993
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Developed Plitt Theaters into a chain of 600 movie screen nationwide locations.
Chairman of Plitt Amusement Company.
Former Executive of Paramount Theaters.
Former President of ABC Films in New York.

In 1945, captured Julius Streicher (Editor of the Nazi propagandist Newspaper, Der Sturmer), in Waidring, Austria.   

Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)Pathfinder Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Infantry Officer Candidate School (Fort Benning, GA)
 Unit Assignments
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)101st Airborne Division
  1941-1942, 6, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1942-1944, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  1944-1946, 9301, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Syracuse UniversityLawrence University
  1935-1939, Syracuse University
  1939-1941, Lawrence University
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