The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General John Breitling Coulter

Coulter, John Breitling


* 27th of April 1891

† 6th of March 1983

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-10-31 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1943-03-12 Major-General (Army of the United States)


1935-08-XX 1940-12-XX Executive Officer, 4th Cavalry Regiment
1940-12-XX 1941-10-31 Commanding Officer 4th Cavalry Regiment
1941-11-XX 1942-05-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Cavalry Brigade
1942-05-XX 1942-06-XX Commanding General 2nd Cavalry Division
1942-07-XX 1943-02-XX Assistant Commanding General 85th Infantry Division
1943-02-XX 1945-08-25 Commanding General 85th Infantry Division [North Africa - Italy]
1945-09-XX 1946-05-XX Commanding General Infantry Replacement Training Center, Fort McClellan, Alabama
1946-05-XX 1948-01-XX Deputy Commanding General 4th Army
1947-09-01 1947-09-16 Acting Commanding General 4th Army
1948-01-XX Commanding General 7th Infantry Division
1949-02-15 Deputy Commander in Chief US Army Forces Korea
1949-02-15 1950-03-19 Commanding General I Corps [Japan]
1950-03-XX 1950-08-02 Deputy Comanding General 5th Army
1950-08-02 1950-09-10 Commanding General I Corps [Korea]
1950-09-12 1951-01-31 Commanding General IX Corps [Korea]
1951-02-XX 1951-09-XX Deputy Commanding General 8th Army
1951-05-29 1951-09-XX Representative to the United Nations Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea
1951-09-XX 1952-01-31 Attached to the Office of the Chief of Staff
1952-01-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Current Biography, 1954"