The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General John Matthew Devine

Devine, John Matthew


* 18th of June 1895

† 8th of March 1971

(Regular Army)


1940-05-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-11 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-05-24 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-05-02 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-12-28 Colonel
1946-05-15 Termiation of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)


1938-07-11 1940-07-15 Assistant Professor of Military Science & Tactics, Yale University
1940-07-16 1941-04-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), 1st Armored Division
1941-04-XX 1941-12-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), I Armored Corps
1941-12-XX 1942-05-XX Chief of Staff, I Armored Corps
1942-05-XX 1943-09-23 Commanding Officer Combat Command A, 6th Armored Division
1943-09-24 1944-09-08 Commanding Officer Artillery, 90th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1944-09-11 1944-09-22 Commanding Officer Combat Command B, 7th Armored Division [Northwestern Europe]
1944-10-02 1945-08-XX Commanding General 8th Armored Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-08-XX 1946-11-XX Commanding General 2nd Armored Division [Germany]
1946-07-XX 1946-10-XX Commanding General Camp Hood, Texas
1946-11-XX 1948-01-XX Commanding General Universal Military Training Experimental Unit
1948-01-XX 1948-05-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), Army Field Forces
1948-05-XX 1949-01-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, Army Field Forces
1949-02-XX 1949-08-XX Commanding General 1st Cavalry Division
1949-10-02 1950-09-01 Commanding General 9th Infantry Division
1952-XX-XX Retired
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