The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Laurence Knight Ladue

Ladue, Laurence Knight


* 14th of June 1903

† 24th of May 1951

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-08-20 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-06-09 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1947-06-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-06-10 Colonel
1951-05-22 Brigadier-General


1941-06-XX 1942-03-09 Executive Officer, G-4 Division, War Department General Staff
1942-03-10 1942-06-22 Member of Control Board, Army Service Force
1942-06-23 1942-08-19 Assistant G-3, 2nd Armored Division
1942-08-20 1943-06-30 Chief of Staff, III Armored Corps
1943-07-01 1944-03-15 Assistant G-3, 5th Army [Italy]
1945-03-16 1945-06-09 Chief of Staff, IV Corps [Italy]
1945-06-10 1946-06-30 Deputy Chief of Staff US Forces in Austria
1946-07-01 1947-05-20 Chief of Informantion Branch, US Forces in Austria
1947-06-XX 1948-07-12 Attending the National War College
1948-07-13 1949-01-09 Attached to Personnel & Operation Section, General Staff US Army
1949-01-10 1950-05-14 Member of Joint Strategic Plans Group, Joint Staff, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
1950-05-15 1951-02-05 Deputy Secretary to Joint Chiefs of Staff
1951-02-11 1951-05-24 Deputy Commanding General X Corps [Korea]
1951-05-24 Killed in Action [Korea]
Picture source: From: "Assembly, July 1952" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.