Fielder, Kendall, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1945, 00G2, Hawaiian Command
Service Years
1917 - 1953
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Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Brigadier General



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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1893
 
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War Department Military Intelligence Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


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Last Known Activity
BG Fielder was the Commanding General of Pacific Ocean Areas Military Intelligence during World War Two. He was a veteran of the Pearl Harbor sneak attack.

He was instrumental in convincing GEN George Marshal to create the only all Japanese - American combat unit, the 442nd Infantry Regiment.  

In 1953, BG Fielder was the Military Advisor for the movie: From Here to Eternity.

BG Fielder retired on July 31, 1953.
   
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 Unit Assignments
7th Infantry DivisionInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseHawaiian Command
  1917-1919, 7th Infantry Division
  1930-1931, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1937-1938, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1941-1945, 00G2, Hawaiian Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Georgia Institute of Technology
  1912-1916, Georgia Institute of Technology
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