The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General of the Army Dwight David Eisenhower

Eisenhower, Dwight David

General of the Army

* 14th of October 1890

† 28th of March 1969

(Regular Army)

Nickname: Ike


1936-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-03-06 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-09-29 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-03-27 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-07 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1942-08-30 Brigadier-General
1942-08-30 Major-General
1943-02-11 General (Army of the United States)
1944-12-20 General of the Army (Army of the United States)
1946-04-11 General of the Army (Dated back to 1944-12-20)


1935-10-26 1938-01-01 Assistant Military Advisor, Philippine Department
1938-01-02 1939-12-13 Assistant to Military Advisor to the Commonwealth Govermen of Philippine Islands
1940-01-16 1940-02-02 Attached the 9th Corps Area
1940-03-02 1940-11-30 Executive Officer, 15th Infantry Regiment
1940-11-30 1941-02-XX Chief of Staff, 3rd Infantry Division
1941-03-01 1941-06-23 Chief of Staff, IX Corps
1941-06-14 1941-12-18 Chief of Staff, 3rd Army
1941-12-19 1942-02-15 Attached to the Office of the Chief of Staff
1942-02-16 1942-06-23 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations (G-3), War Department General Staff
1942-02-16 1942-03-08 Chief of War Plans Division, War Department General Staff
1942-03-09 1942-06-23 Director of Operations Division, War Department General Staff
1942-06-24 1943-02-03 Commanding General US European Theater of Operations
1942-08-11 1943-12-10 Commander in Chief Allied Force Headquarters [North Africa]
1943-02-04 1944-01-08 Commanding General US North African Theater of Operations
1943-12-10 1944-01-08 Commanding General US Mediterranean Theater of Operations
1944-01-15 1945-07-16 Commander in Chief Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force
1944-01-15 1945-07-01 Commanding General US European Theater of Operations
1945-05-08 1945-11-11 Commanding General US Army Europe
1945-07-01 1945-11-11 Commanding General US Forces European Theater
1945-07-01 1945-11-11 Military-Governor, US Occupied Zone Germany
1945-11-19 1948-02-06 Chief of Staff, US Army
1948-XX-XX Retired
1950-XX-XX Recalled
1951-04-02 1952-05-30 Supreme Allied Commander Europe
1953-XX-XX 1961-XX-XX President of USA
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