The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Elbridge Gerry Jr. Chapman

Chapman, Elbridge Gerry Jr.


* 20th of November 1895

† 6th of July 1954

(Regular Army)


1940-07-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-30 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-03-27 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-11-30 Major-General (Retired)


1941-09-XX 1942-03-XX Commanding Officer 88th Airborne Infantry Battalion
1942-03-XX 1942-08-XX Executive Officer, Airborne Command
1942-08-16 1943-11-16 Commanding General Airborne Command
1943-11-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding General 13th Airborne Division [Northwestern Europe]
1946-XX-XX Commandant of the Parachute School
1946-11-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "13th Airborne Division", 1946