The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Lucius DuBignon Clay

Clay, Lucius DuBignon


* 23rd of April 1897

† 16th of April 1978

(Regular Army)


1941-06-12 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-09-23 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-12 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-04 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-12-03 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-04-17 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-05 Brigadier-General
1947-03-28 General (Army of the United States)
1948-06-04 Major-General
1948-06-04 General


1940-10-XX 1941-12-XX Officer in Charge of Defense Airport Program, Civil Aeronautics Department
1942-01-XX 1942-03-XX Member of the Special Mission to Brazil
1942-XX-XX Deputy Chief Requirement & Resources
1942-03-09 1944-11-27 Director of Material, Army Service Forces
1944-11-XX 1944-12-XX Commanding General Normandy Base Section
1944-12-XX 1945-03-XX Deputy Director of War Mobilization & Reconversion
1945-04-XX 1947-03-15 Deputy Military-Governor American Zone of Occupation Germany
1947-03-15 1949-08-23 Commander in Chief European Command
1947-03-15 1949-05-15 Commanding General US Army Europe
1947-03-15 1949-XX-XX Military-Governor American Zone of Occupation Germany
1949-05-31 Retired
Picture source: Truman Library Photographs