The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Manton Sprague Eddy

Eddy, Manton Sprague


* 16th of May 1892

† April 1962

(Regular Army)


1938-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-10-14 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-24 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-08-09 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-01-01 Brigadier-General
1948-01-20 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1948-01-24 Major-General (Dated back to 1942.04.04)


1935-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Instructor at the Command & General Staff School
1939-09-XX 1940-07-XX Attached to 10th Infantry Regiment
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), 3rd Corps Area
1941-10-05 1941-12-11 Commanding Officer 113th Infantry Regiment
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer 114th Infantry Regiment
1942-03-24 1942-06-XX Assistant Commanding General 9th Infantry Division
1942-06-XX 1944-08-19 Commanding General 9th Infantry Division [Tunisia - Sicily - Northwestern Europe]
1944-08-19 1945-04-20 Commanding General XII Corps [Northwestern Europe]
1946-01-XX 1946-07-XX Commanding General 3rd Service Command
1946-07-XX 1947-07-21 Deputy Commanding General 2nd Army
1947-07-21 1948-01-02 Director of Bureau of Public Relations, War Department
1948-01-XX 1950-07-XX Commandant of the Command & General Staff School
1950-XX-XX Deputy Commander in Chief US European Command
1950-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Commanding General 7th Army
1952-08-12 1953-04-01 Commanding General US Army Europe
1953-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley