The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Charles Lawrence Bolté

Bolté, Charles Lawrence


* 8th of May 1895

† 13th of February 1989

(Regular Army)


1940-08-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-01-17 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-04-26 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-09-01 Colonel
Major-General (Dated back to 1944.10.05)
1953-07-30 General (Army of the United States)


1940-11-XX 1941-05-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), IV Corps
1941-05-XX 1942-01-XX Officer in Charge of War Plans, Special Observer Group London
1942-01-XX 1942-07-XX Chief of Staff, US Forces in United Kingdom
1942-07-XX 1942-09-XX Chief of Staff, US European Theater of Operations
1942-09-XX 1943-02-XX Assistant Commanding General 91st Infantry Division
1943-05-XX 1944-07-XX Commanding General 69th Infantry Division
1944-07-XX 1945-10-XX Commanding General 34th Infantry Division [Italy]
1945-10-XX 1946-08-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Ground Plans, War Department General Staff
1946-08-XX 1948-05-XX Chief of Staff, Army Ground Forces
1948-05-XX 1949-05-19 Director of Special Joint Planning Group
1949-05-19 1950-02-28 Director of Plans & Operations, Department of the Army
1950-03-01 1951-02-12 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations (G-3), US Army
1951-02-15 1952-01-15 Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, US Army
1952-01-15 1952-07-31 Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans & Research, US Army
1952-08-05 1953-04-01 Commanding General 7th Army
1953-04-01 1953-09-29 Commanding General US Army Europe
1953-10-07 1955-04-30 Vice Chief of Staff, US Army
1955-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley