The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General William Earl Crist

Crist, William Earl


* 10th of August 1898

† 18th of March 1985

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-08-06 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-03-24 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-07-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1946-01-21 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-03-11 Colonel


1939-XX-XX 1943-04-XX Attached to Military Intelligence Division, War Department General Staff
1943-04-XX 1943-12-XX Assistant Commanding General 91st Infantry Division
1944-01-XX 1944-09-XX Chief of Staff, US Military Mission to Moscow
1944-11-XX 1945-04-XX Chief of Military Government Section, 10th Army
1945-04-XX 1945-07-XX Deputy Commander for Military Government Okinawa
1945-09-XX 1945-12-XX Chief of Government Section, General Headquartes Allied Powers [Japan]
1946-01-XX 1946-08-XX Member of the Joint Operations Board, Army Navy Staff College
1946-08-XX 1947-06-XX Chief of Area Intelligence Division, 1st Army
1947-07-XX 1948-03-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), 1st Army
1948-04-XX 1949-03-XX Senior Adviser of Intelligence, American Advisory Group Nanking [China]
1949-04-XX 1950-01-XX Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), General Headquartes Allied Powers [Japan]
1950-02-XX Director of Sesquicentennial, US Military Academy West Point
1955-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Source: From: "Assembly, January 1951" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.