The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General William Preston Corderman

Corderman, William Preston


* 1st of December 1904

† 4th of March 1998

(Regular Army)


1942-02-04 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-21 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-06-12 Major
1945-06-28 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General
1948-07-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1950-05-15 Colonel


1939-06-01 1942-03-09 Attached to the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3) US Army
1942-03-10 1943-01-29 Assistant Director, Office of Censorship
1942-03-10 1943-01-29 Chief Postal Censor, Office of Censorship
1943-02-01 1943-06-30 Chief of Signal Security Service
1943-07-01 1945-09-14 Commanding Officer Signal Security Agency
1945-09-15 1946-03-31 Chief of the Army Security Agency
1946-06-25 1946-10-05 Signal Officer, Continental Base Section [Europe]
1946-10-06 1947-06-14 G-1, Continental Base Section [Europe]
1947-08-20 1948-06-23 Attending the National War College
1948-08-20 1949-01-03 Assistant Director of Communications, Alaskan Command
1949-01-04 1949-04-25 Director of Communications, Alaskan Command
1949-04-26 Chief of Staff, Alaskan Command
1952-XX-XX Commanding General Signal Corps Supply Agency
1957-XX-XX 1958-XX-XX Commanding Officer Fort Monmouth, New Jersey
1958-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From "The Hallmark, September 1970"