The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Norman Daniel Cota

Cota, Norman Daniel


* 30th of May 1893

† 4th of October 1971

(Regular Army)


1940-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-13 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-02-02 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-09-04 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-30 Major-General (Retired)


1938-08-01 1940-11-XX Instructor at Command & General Staff School
1940-11-XX 1941-02-XX Executive Officer, 16th Infantry Regiment
1941-03-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), 1st Infantry Division
1942-07-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), 1st Infantry Division
1942-08-XX 1943-02-XX Chief of Staff, 1st Infantry Division [North Africa]
1943-02-XX 1943-08-XX US Adviser British Combined Operations Headquarters [United Kingdom]
1943-10-13 1944-08-XX Assistant Commanding General 29th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1944-08-14 1945-12-15 Commanding General 28th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1946-06-30 Retired, but remained employed
1946-07-01 1948-09-30 Attached to War Assets Administration
1948-09-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, June 1973" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.