The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Charles Philip Gross

Gross, Charles Philip


* 14th of March 1889

† 18th of July 1975

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-11 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-08-09 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-11-29 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-08-16 Major-General (Retired)


1932-07-XX 1936-07-XX Attached to the War Department General Staff
1936-08-XX 1939-08-XX Member of Staff & Faculty, Engineer School
1937-06-XX 1939-08-XX Member of the Engineer Board
1939-08-XX 1939-11-XX Officer in Charge of Nicaraguan Barge Canal Survey
1939-11-24 1941-01-XX District Engineer, Rock Island, Illinois
1941-01-XX 1941-03-XX Engineer, VI Corps
1941-03-XX 1942-03-01 Chief of Transport Division, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3)
1942-03-02 1942-07-31 Chief of Transport Service, War Department
1942-07-31 1945-11-30 Chief of Transportation, Army Service Forces
1942-07-31 1945-11-30 Chief of the Transportation Corps
1945-11-30 Retired
1948-XX-XX Recalled
1952-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From 'Industrialists in olive drab : the emergency operation of private industries during World War II' by John H. Ohly, 2000