The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Charles Draper William Canham

Canham, Charles Draper William


* 26th of January 1901

† 21st of August 1963

(Regular Amy)


1942-02-01 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-03-07 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-06-12 Major
1944-08-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1943-03-16 1944-07-07 Commanding Officer 116th Infantry Regiment [Northwestern Europe]
1944-07-26 1945-08-XX Assistant Commanding General 8th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-08-XX 1946-03-XX Assistant Commanding General 4th Infantry Division
1946-03-XX 1949-04-XX Assistant Commanding General 82nd Airborne Division
1949-04-XX Commanding General Bremerhaven Port of Embarkation [Germany]
1951-10-01 1952-02-19 Director of Military Posts Division, US European Command
1952-XX-XX Commanding General 82nd Airborne Division
1952-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General 3rd Army
1953-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Commanding General 3rd Infantry Division
1954-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General IX Corps
1958-XX-XX 1961-XX-XX Commanding General XI Corps
1961-XX-XX Retired
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