The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Oscar Woolverton Griswold

Griswold, Oscar Woolverton


* 22nd of October 1886

† 28th of September 1959

(Regular Army)


1935-03-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-07-01 Colonel
1940-10-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1941-08-05 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1944-03-01 Brigadier-General
1945-04-14 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1946-12-01 Major-General
1947-10-31 Lieutenant-General (Retired)


1932-07-01 1936-06-29 Member of the Infantry Board
1936-07-01 1939-09-15 Attached to the Office of the Chief of Infantry
1939-09-18 1940-09-20 Commanding Officer 29th Infantry Regiment
1940-06-16 1941-06-17 Assistant Commanding General 4th Motorized Division
1941-03-XX 1941-08-XX Commanding General Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Croft, South Carolina
1941-08-18 1941-10-14 Commanding General 4th Motorized Division
1941-10-07 1943-04-XX Commanding General IV Corps
1943-04-XX 1945-10-XX Commanding General XIV Corps [Pacific]
1943-XX-XX Commanding General New Georgia Occupation Force
1945-11-05 1946-05-29 Commanding General 2nd Corps Area
1946-05-30 1946-06-10 Commanding General 4th Corps Area
1946-06-11 1947-03-14 Commanding General 7th Army
1947-03-15 1947-04-14 Commanding General 3rd Army
1947-10-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, September 1960" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.