The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Richard Donovan

Donovan, Richard


* 2nd of December 1885

† 7th of February 1949


1932-01-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-11-01 Colonel
1941-04-19 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1947-04-30 Major-General (Retired)


1931-08-15 1932-02-14 Executive Officer, Panama Canal Artillery District
1932-02-15 1933-05-31 Executive Officer, Pacific Sector, Panama Canal Department
1933-06-01 1934-07-03 Executive Officer, 4th Corps Area
1934-08-08 1937-05-31 Commanding Officer 69th Coast Artillery Regiment
1935-03-23 1937-05-02 Commanding Officer Coast Defenses of Galveston
1935-03-23 1937-05-31 Commanding Officer Fort Crockett, Texas
1937-07-01 1939-01-XX Attached to 8th Corps Area
1939-01-XX 1940-11-09 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-4), 8th Corps Area
1940-11-10 1942-08-XX Commanding General 8th Corps Area
1942-03-09 1945-06-15 Commanding General 8th Service Command
1945-06-15 1946-05-XX Deputy Chief of Staff for Service Commands, Army Service Forces
1947-04-30 Retired
Picture source: From: 'Industrialists in olive drab : the emergency operation of private industries during World War II' by John H. Ohly, 2000