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Parent Certificate of Commendation - Calhoun W. J. Phelps
Date 21 May 2046
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 2
Folder Second Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
The Commander-in-Chief United States Army Forces, Pacific, By the direction of the Secretary of War Awards The Army Commendation Ribbon To Captain Calhoun W. J. Phelps, 0904367, Judge Advocate General’s Department For meritorious service and superior performance of duty as Chief of Document Screening, International Prosecution Section, General Headquarters, United States Army Forces, Pacific, from September 1945 to 4 May 1946. Captain Phelps performed duties of outstanding importance in the development and preparation of the trial against major Japanese war criminals. He demonstrated exceptional qualities of resourcefulness and competence in the successful accomplishment of a most important mission. Through his outstanding resourcefulness, superior judgment, and devotion to duty, Captain Phelps contributed in marked degree to the success of the International Prosecution Section. P. W. Clarkson Major General, GSC, Deputy Chief of Staff