The Generals of WWII

Generals from USA Flag for USA
Portrait of General John Ernest Dahlquist

Dahlquist, John Ernest


* 12th of March 1896

† 30th of June 1975

(Regular Army)


1940-08-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-04-19 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-06-23 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-05-31 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)


1941-05-XX 1941-12-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-1), Special Army Observers Group [Great Britain]
1941-12-XX 1942-05-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-1), US Forces in United Kingdom
1942-05-XX 1942-07-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-1), US European Theater of Operations
1942-07-XX 1942-09-XX Chief of Staff, US European Theater of Operations
1942-09-XX 1943-02-XX Assistant Commanding General 76th Infantry Division
1943-02-XX 1944-07-XX Commanding General 70th Infantry Division
1944-07-07 1945-XX-XX Commanding General 36th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1949-XX-XX Deputy Director of Personnel & Administration Division, Department of the Army
1949-09-XX 1951-07-XX Commanding General 1st Infantry Division
1951-08-02 1953-03-04 Commanding General V Corps
1953-03-16 1953-06-14 Commanding General 4th Army
1953-XX-XX Commanding General Fort Sam Houston, Texas
1953-08-24 1955-01-31 Chief of Army Field Forces
1955-02-01 1956-02-29 Commander in Chief United States Continental Army Command
1956-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: