The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley

Bradley, Omar Nelson

General of the Army

* 12th of February 1893

† 9th of April 1981


1936-06-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-02-20 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-02-15 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1943-06-02 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1943-09-01 Brigadier-General
1944-09-08 Major-General
1945-03-12 General (Army of the United States)
1949-01-31 General (Dated back to 1945-03-12)


1934-07-01 1938-05-25 Instructor at US Military Academy West Pont
1938-06-01 1940-06-30 Chief of Operations Section, G-1, War Department General Staff
1940-07-01 1941-02-23 Assistant Secretary of General Staff, Office of the Chief of Staff, War Department
1941-03-05 1942-02-17 Commanding General Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia
1942-02-19 1942-06-26 Commanding General 82nd Infantry Division
1942-06-27 1943-02-16 Commanding General 28th Infantry Division
1943-02-24 1943-03-06 Personal Representative in the Field for Commander in Chief US North African Theater of Operations
1943-03-07 1943-04-15 Deputy Commanding General II Corps [Tunisia]
1943-04-16 1943-09-07 Commanding General II Corps [Tunisia - Sicily]
1943-10-19 1944-07-14 Commander in Chief 1st Army Group [United Kingdom]
1943-10-19 1944-08-01 Commanding General 1st Army [United Kingdom - North West Europe]
1944-08-02 1945-07-12 Commander in Chief 12th Army Group [Northwestern Europe]
1945-08-15 1947-11-30 Administrator for Veterans Affairs
1947-02-07 1949-08-15 Chief of Staff, US Army
1949-08-16 1953-XX-XX Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff
1953-XX-XX Retired
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