The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Louis Aleck Craig

Craig, Louis Aleck


* 29th of July 1891

† 3rd of January 1984

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-16 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1943-02-04 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-10-01 Brigadier-General
1948-01-28 Major-General


1933-11-XX 1938-09-XX Assistant Corps Area Inspector-General, 2nd & 3rd Corps Areas
1938-09-XX 1939-06-XX Attending the Army War College
1939-07-XX 1941-08-XX Attached to 77th Field Artillery Regiment
1941-06-XX 1941-08-03 Commanding Officer 77th Field Artillery Regiment
1941-07-XX 1942-02-XX Commanding Officer 18th Field Artillery Regiment
1942-02-XX 1942-12-XX Commanding Officer 72nd Artillery Brigade
1943-02-04 1944-01-19 Commanding General 97th Infantry Division
1944-01-XX 1944-07-XX Commanding General XXIII Corps
1944-08-19 1945-05-17 Commanding General 9th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-05-21 1945-09-XX Commanding General XX Corps
1945-10-XX 1946-02-XX Commanding General 7th Service Command
1946-02-XX 1946-05-XX Commanding General 6th Service Command
1946-05-XX 1947-07-XX Deputy Commanding General 5th Army
1947-08-24 1948-04-05 Inspector-General, US European Command
1948-04-XX 1948-05-XX Commanding General US Constabulary [Germany]
1948-07-01 1952-05-31 Inspector-General of the Army
1952-05-31 Retired