The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Calvin Jr. DeWitt

DeWitt, Calvin Jr.


* 25th of August 1894

† 10th of January 1989

(Regular Army)


1937-09-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-01-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-04-26 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-12-01 Colonel
1946-03-06 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1937-09-XX 1938-06-XX Attending the Army War College
1938-08-XX 1940-10-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-4), 1st Cavalry Division
1940-10-XX 1941-12-XX Section Chief, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff (G-4), War Department General Staff
1941-12-XX 1942-08-XX Executive Officer, New York Port of Embarkation
1942-08-XX 1944-06-XX Chief of Staff, New York Port of Embarkation
1942-08-XX 1944-06-XX Deputy Commanding Officer New York Port of Embarkation
1944-06-XX 1945-07-XX Commanding General Boston Port of Embarkation
1945-07-XX 1945-10-XX Transportation Officer, Army Service Command for Operation Olympic [Philippines - Japan]
1945-11-XX 1946-02-XX Commanding Officer Nagoya & Kobe Bases [Japan]
1946-05-XX 1947-06-XX Deputy Commanding Officer San Francisco Port of Embarkation
1947-07-09 1950-08-08 Chief of Transportation, US European Command
1948-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Officer in Charge of Grond Transport Support, Berlin Airlift
1950-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Assistant Chief of the Transportation Corps for Administration, Department of the Army
1952-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Commanding General New York Port of Embarkation
1954-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, March 1991" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.