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Adolph Dubs

Personal data
Date of birthAugust 4, 1920
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
Date of deathFebruary 14, 1979(age 58)
Place of deathKabul, Afghanistan
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Navy
RankLieutenant commander
Battles/warsWorld War II
United States Ambassador to Afghanistan
In officeJune 27, 1978 - February 14, 1979
PresidentJimmy Carter

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Adolph "Spike" Dubs (August 4, 1920 - February 14, 1979) was the United States Ambassador to Afghanistan from May 13, 1978 until his death in 1979. He was killed in an exchange of fire after a kidnapping attempt.


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