The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General John Alden Crane

Crane, John Alden


* 2nd of December 1885

† 11th of March 1951

(Regular Army)


1933-03-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-10-01 Colonel
1940-10-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-09-14 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-10-31 Major-General (Retired)


1932-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX Military Attaché to Turkey
1936-06-25 1938-06-29 Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment
1938-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Foreign Liaison Officer, War Department General Staff
1940-04-XX 1940-11-12 Chief of Military Attaché & Foreign Liaison Section, War Department General Staff
1940-11-13 1941-08-XX Commanding Officer 13th Field Artillery Brigade
1943-12-XX Acting Commanding General 34th Infantry Division [Italy]
1943-12-XX 1944-02-XX Officer in Charge of preparation of occupation of Rome, 5th Army
1944-02-21 1944-11-XX Deputy Chief of Field Artillery Section, Allied Force Headquarters
1944-02-XX 1944-11-XX Chief of Artillery Section, US North African Theater of Operations
1944-11-XX 1946-02-XX Chief of American Section, Allied Control Commission in Bulgaria
1946-10-31 Retired