The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Joseph Michael Cummins

Cummins, Joseph Michael


* 21st of July 1881

† 16th of October 1959

(Regular Army)


1926-09-14 Lieutenant-Colonel
1934-10-01 Colonel
1938-02-01 Brigadier-General
1940-10-01 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1942-12-30 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)


1929-02-16 1929-04-15 Commanding Officer 15th Infantry Regiment
1934-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX President of the Infantry Board
1936-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Director of War Plans Division, Army War College
1938-03-31 1939-10-24 Commanding Officer 18th Infantry Brigade
1939-02-03 1939-03-13 Commanding General 1st Corps Area
1939-10-23 1940-02-16 Commanding Officer Atlantic Sector, Panama Canal Department
1940-01-01 1940-07-01 Commanding Officer 18th Infantry Brigade
1940-09-03 1941-07-26 Commanding General 5th Infantry Division
1941-07-26 1942-03-28 Commanding General 6th Corps Area
1942-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From: "A history of Fort Benjamin Harrison, 1903-1982" by Stephen E. Bower, 1984