The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Geoffrey Keyes

Keyes, Geoffrey


* 30th of October 1888

† 17th of September 1967

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-01-15 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-06-22 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1945-04-17 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-24 Brigadier-General
1948-01-24 Major-General


1933-09-XX 1936-06-XX Chief of Department of Tactics, Cavalry School
1936-06-XX 1937-XX-XX Attending the Army War College
1937-08-31 1938-05-XX Executive Officer, 13th Cavalry Regiment
1938-05-XX 1939-04-10 Executive Officer, 7th Cavalry Brigade
1939-04-11 1939-06-30 Attached to Supply Division, War Department General Staff
1939-07-01 1940-06-30 Chief Supply & Transportation Branch, Supply Division, War Department General Staff
1940-07-25 1942-01-14 Chief of Staff, 2nd Armored Division
1942-01-15 1942-11-01 Commanding General 9th Armored Division
1942-11-01 1943-02-XX Deputy Commanding General Western Task Force [North Africa]
1943-02-XX 1943-07-XX Deputy Commanding General I Armored Corps [North Africa]
1943-07-XX 1943-09-XX Deputy Commanding General 7th Army [Sicily]
1943-07-XX 1943-09-XX Commanding General Provisional Corps [Sicily]
1943-09-19 1946-09-XX Commanding General II Corps [Italy]
1945-09-XX 1946-03-31 Commanding General 7th Army [Germany]
1946-04-XX 1947-01-09 Commanding General 3rd Army [Germany]
1947-01-10 1947-04-XX Deputy Commanding General US Forces Austria
1947-05-17 1950-09-19 Commanding General US Forces Austria
1947-05-17 1950-09-19 US High Commissioner for Austria
1950-XX-XX Retired
1952-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Director of Weapons Systems Evaluation Group, Departmet of Defense
Picture source: From: "Assembly, September 1973" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.