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Doe, Jens Anderson (1891-1971)


Photograph of Jens A. Doe

U.S. Army. Via ibiblio.org

Jens Doe commanded 17 Regiment at Schofield Barracks, Oahu, when war broke out. He subsequently commanded amphibious forces in MacArthur's sweep up the New Guinea coast, including the regimental combat team that seized Wakde. Promoted to command of 41 Division, he led the attack on Zamboanga (VICTOR IV).

Service record

1891     

Born
1941
Colonel     
Commander, 17 Regiment
1942

Commander, 163 Regiment
1943
Brigadier general    
Assistant commander, 41 Division
1944

Commander, Task Force Hurricane
1944-6     
Major general Commander, 41 Division
1946

Commander, 5 Division
1949

Commander, 3 Division
1949

Retires
1971

Dies

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2007-12-24)
Pettibone (2006)



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