The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Wade Hampton Haislip

Haislip, Wade Hampton


* 9th of July 1889

† 23rd of December 1971

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-11-16 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-01-29 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel
1942-03-09 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1944-06-03 Brigadier-General
1945-04-15 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1947-07-01 Major-General
1949-10-01 General


1932-06-25 1936-07-31 Instructor at Command & General Staff School
1936-08-01 1938-05-31 Executive Officer, 29th Infantry Regiment
1938-06-01 1938-09-01 Attached to Office of the Chief of Infantry
1938-09-01 1940-03-XX Attached to Budget & Legislative Planning Branch, War Department General Staff
1940-04-23 1941-01-XX Chief of Budget & Legislative Planning Branch, War Department General Staff
1941-02-19 1942-01-19 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), War Department General Staff
1942-01-20 1942-02-07 Assistant Commanding General 4th Motorized Division
1942-03-09 1943-02-XX Commanding General 85th Infantry Division
1943-02-23 1945-06-02 Commanding General XV Corps [Northwestern Europe]
1943-07-XX 1943-10-20 Commanding General Desert Trining Center
1945-06-02 1945-07-XX Commanding General 7th Army [Germany]
1945-06-02 1945-07-XX Commanding General Western Military District [Germany]
1945-08-23 1946-04-XX President of Secretary of War's Personnel Board
1946-05-15 1948-05-31 Senior Member. Chief of Staff's Advisory Group
1948-11-15 1949-08-22 Deputy Chief of Staff for Administration, US Army
1949-08-23 1951-07-31 Vice Chief of Staff, US Army
1951-07-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, December 1972" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.