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Leonard B. Cresswell

U.S. Marine Corps Major General


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Leonard Baker Cresswell was a highly decorated officer of the United States Marine Corps with the rank of major general. He is most noted for his service as commanding officer of 1st Battalion, 1st Marines during Guadalcanal Campaign. Cresswell later served as commanding general of Troop Training Unit, Atlantic Fleet and completed his career as Director of the Staff of the Inter-American Defense Board.

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Mississippi State University

Public university in Starkville, Mississippi, USA