The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Edwin Britain Howard

Howard, Edwin Britain


* 26th of December 1901

† 29th of January 1993

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-08 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-04-28 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-04-27 Colonel


1941-12-02 1942-02-28 Assistant Secretary of the General Staff
1942-03-01 1942-06-01 Chief of Statistics Division, Army Ground Forces
1942-06-XX 1942-12-01 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), XI Corps [United Kingdom]
1942-12-02 1945-06-15 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), 5th Army [North Africa - Italy]
1945-06-16 1945-07-01 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), 15th Army Group [Italy - Austria]
1945-07-01 1947-01-08 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), US Forces Austria
1947-01-09 1947-02-25 Military Expert, Council of Foreign Ministers for Austrian Peace Treaty Negotiations in London
1947-08-28 1948-06-25 Attending the National War College
1948-08-01 1949-07-15 Commanding Officer 23rd Infantry Regiment
1949-09-15 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), Office of the Chief of Army Field Forces
1954-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley