The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General George Henry Decker

Decker, George Henry


* 16th of February 1902

† 6th of February 1980

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-10-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-08-14 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-06-07 Major-General (Army of the United States)


1941-12-XX 1942-08-XX Attached to the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Supply (G-4), War Department General Staff
1942-08-XX 1943-02-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, 3rd Army
1943-02-XX 1944-05-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, 6th Army
1944-05-XX 1946-01-XX Chief of Staff, 6th Army
1946-07-XX 1948-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General Middle Pacific Army Forces
1946-07-XX 1948-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Middle Pacific Army Forces
1948-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Commanding General 5th Infantry Division
1948-07-07 1950-02-28 Commanding General Fort Jackson, South Carolina
1950-04-XX 1950-05-01 Chief of Budget Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Army
1950-05-01 1955-02-06 Comptroller, Department of the Army
1955-02-XX 1956-06-01 Commanding General VI Corps [Germany]
1956-06-01 1957-06-01 Deputy Commander in Chief US European Command
1957-07-01 1959-06-30 Commander in Chief UN Forces in Korea
1959-08-01 1960-09-30 Vice Chief of Staff US Army
1960-10-01 1962-09-30 Chief of Staff US Army
1962-06-30 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley