Leif J. Sverdrup

Leif Johan Sverdrup (lahir 11 Januari 1898 – meninggal 2 Januari 1976 pada umur 77 tahun) adalah seorang teknisi sipil dan jenderal Amerika kelahiran Norwegia yang bertugas dalam U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pada paruh pertama abad ke-20. Ia dikenal atas jasanya di Wilayah Pasifik Barat Daya saat Perang Dunia II dimana ia menjadi Kepala Insinyur di bawah General of the Army Douglas MacArthur.

Leif Johan Sverdrup
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JulukanJack
Lahir(1898-01-11)11 Januari 1898
Ytre Sula, Norwegia
Meninggal2 Januari 1976(1976-01-02) (umur 77)
St Louis, Missouri
DikebumikanValhalla Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri
Pengabdian Amerika Serikat
Dinas/cabangEmblem of the United States Department of the Army.svg United States Army
Lama dinas1918–1919
1942–1958
PangkatUS-O8 insignia.svg Mayor Jenderal
Nomor dinasO-129029
Komando102nd Infantry Division (Amerika Serikat) 102nd Infantry Division
Perang/pertempuranPerang Dunia I
Perang Dunia II
PenghargaanDistinguished Service Cross
Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star
Legion of Merit
Purple Heart
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Australia)
Pekerjaan lainSverdrup & Parcel

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