The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General David McLean Crawford

Crawford, David McLean


* 10th of October 1889

† 1st of May 1963

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-11-16 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-01-11 Colonel
1942-12-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-30 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1934-08-01 1935-XX-XX Signal Instructor to Pennsylvania National Guard
1936-01-01 1939-09-01 Officer in Charge, Communication Liaison Division, Office of the Chief Signal Officer
1939-09-01 1940-06-30 Attending the Army War College
1940-07-01 1941-01-28 Signal Officer, 2nd Corps Area
1941-02-01 1941-04-20 Signal Officer, VII Corps
1941-04-21 1941-05-20 Attending the Air Defense School
1941-05-21 1942-02-11 Air Defense Officer, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1942-02-12 1944-02-12 Chief of Communications Coordination, Office of the Chief Signal Officer
1942-02-12 1944-02-12 Chairman of the Army Communications Board, War Department
1942-02-12 1946-01-15 Chairman Coordinating Communications, Joint Army-Navy Communications Board
1942-02-12 1946-01-15 Chairman Coordinating Communications, Combined (Allied) Communications Board
1946-06-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, September 1963" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.