The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General David Goodwin Barr

Barr, David Goodwin


* 16th of June 1895

† 26th of September 1970

(Regular Army)


1941-04-18 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-04-19 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-06-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-02-23 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1949-01-27 Major-General (Confirmed US Senate)(Dated back to 1944-10-15)


1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Armored Force
1944-02-03 1944-XX-XX Chief of Staff, US North African Theater of Operations
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 6th Army Group [France]
1945-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Chief of Personnel, Army Ground Forces
1949-XX-XX 1951-01-26 Commanding General 7th Infantry Division [Japan - Korea]
1951-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Commanding General Fort Knox, Kentucky
1952-02-29 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley