The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General James Lawton Collins

Collins, James Lawton


* 10th of December 1882

† 30th of June 1963

(Regular Army)


1931-05-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-02-01 Brigadier-General
1940-10-02 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-08-31 Major-General (Retired)


1928-02-15 1932-01-01 Military Attaché to Rome
1932-06-29 1932-10-22 Commanding Officer 1st Field Artillery Regiment
1932-10-XX 1934-12-02 Attached to the Field Artillery School
1934-12-09 1938-06-30 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-4), 2nd Corps Area
1938-06-30 1939-02-23 Commanding Officer 6th Field Artillery Regiment
1938-10-31 1939-05-03 Commanding Officer 1st Field Artillery Brigade
1939-05-08 1939-10-07 Commanding Officer 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
1939-10-08 1940-10-XX Chief of Artillery Section, 2nd Infantry Division
1940-10-14 1941-03-01 Commanding General 2nd Infantry Division
1941-03-01 1941-04-XX Commanding General Puerto Rico Sector
1941-04-XX 1943-03-XX Commanding General Puerto Rico Department
1943-11-XX 1944-12-XX Director of Administration, Army Service Forces
1943-12-02 1946-02-XX Commanding General 5th Service Command
1946-08-31 Retired