The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Leslie Richard Groves

Groves, Leslie Richard


* 17th of August 1898

† 13th of July 1970

(Regular Army)


1940-11-14 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-09-06 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-12-11 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-03-09 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-12-06 Brigadier-General
1948-01-24 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1948-02-29 Major-General
1948-02-29 Lieutenant-General (Dated back to 1945-07-16)


1940-07-23 1940-11-14 Special Assistant to the Quartermaster-General
1940-11-15 1941-11-30 Chief of Operations Branch, Construction Division, Office of the Quartermaster-General
1941-12-01 1942-09-XX Deputy Chief of Construction Division, Office of the Chief of Engineer
1942-09-XX 1946-12-31 Commanding General Manhattan Engineer District
1942-09-XX 1946-12-31 Supervisor of the Manhattan Project
1947-01-01 1948-02-29 Commanding General Army Forces Special Weapons Project
1947-01-01 1948-02-29 Member of the Military Liaison Commission to the Atomic Engery Commission
1948-02-29 Retired
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