The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Henry Colbern

Colbern, William Henry


* 26th of June 1895

† 30th of April 1959

(Regular Army)


1940-08-09 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-09-11 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1942-XX-XX Executive Officer, 1st Infantry Division
1942-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 92nd Infantry Division
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Commanding General Camp Chaffee
1950-01-09 1952-02-01 Assistant Commanding General US Army Artillery & Missile Center
1955-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General 1st Army
1955-XX-XX Commanding General 5th Armored Division
1956-06-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Colbern Family 1 - City of Lee's Summit"