The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Alvan Cullon Jr. Gillem

Gillem, Alvan Cullon Jr.


* 8th of August 1888

† 13th of February 1973


1920-07-11 1920-12-09 Commanding Officer 11th Cavalry Regiment
1923-04-03 1924-08-30 Commanding Officer 26th Cavalry Regiment
1925-06-13 1927-12-XX Chief of Staff 65th, Cavalry Division
1941-04-XX 1942-01-XX Commanding General 3rd Armored Division
1942-01-XX 1943-05-XX Commanding General II Armored Corps
1942-09-XX 1942-11-XX Commanding General Desert Training Center
1943-05-XX 1943-07-02 Commanding General Armored Force
1943-07-02 1943-11-XX Commanding General Armored Command
1943-12-02 1945-08-XX Commanding General XIII Corps [Northwestern Europe]
1945-08-XX 1946-03-01 Commanding General VII Corps
1947-06-XX 1950-08-XX Commanding General 3rd Army
1950-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley