The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Robert Tryon Frederick

Frederick, Robert Tryon


* 14th of March 1907

† 29th of November 1970

(Regular Army)


1942-02-02 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-09 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-01-18 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-08-01 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-06-09 Major
1948-06-10 Colonel


1941-12-XX 1942-02-15 Attached to Project Group, War Plans Division, War Department General Staff
1942-02-16 1942-03-08 Chief of Current Section, Logistics Group, War Plans Division, War Department General Staff
1942-03-09 1942-06-16 Chief of Current Section, Logistics Group, Operations Division, War Department General Staff
1942-07-09 1944-06-23 Commanding Officer 1st Special Service Force [Aleutian ISlands - Italy]
1944-06-24 1944-07-06 Attached to Headquarters 5th Army, Italy
1944-07-07 1944-12-02 Commanding General 1st Airborne Task Force [France]
1944-12-03 1945-09-14 Commanding General 45th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-09-15 1945-10-30 Attached to Headquarters Army Ground Forces
1945-10-31 1947-09-04 Commandant of the Coast Artillery School
1947-09-11 1948-04-22 Chief of Army Division Air Unit, Maxwell Air Force Base
1948-05-04 1948-11-13 Commanding General US Troops in Vienna [Austria]
1948-11-14 1949-02-10 Attached to the Offices of the Chief of the Army Field Forces
1949-03-01 Commanding General 4th Infantry Division
1949-XX-XX Post Commander Fort Ord, California
1951-XX-XX Commanding General 6th Infantry Division
1952-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley