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Captain Victor I. Cook (C.O.)

Background
Born 1917 in Baltimore, Maryland to parents Victor I. Cook and Elizabeth Bowling Cook. Attended Loyola University and played football. Enlisted in the US Army on October 6, 1941 as a Private.

Click For EnlargementWartime History
Cook was the commander of the 41st CIC (attached to the 41st Division) until February 1944. He was replaced by Cannon. Assigned to the 201st CIC as commanding officer during February 1944 at Goodenough Island, New Guinea.

Led the combat landing at Hollandia, Biak and Lingayen Gulf, Luzon Philippines.

Cook earned the Bronze Star.

References
NARA Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records) Victor I. Cook, Jr.