The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Charles Trueman Lanham

Lanham, Charles Trueman


* 14th of September 1902

† 20th of July 1978

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-01-06 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-05-02 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1947-07-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-06-10 Colonel


1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Attached to Training Division, Office of the Chief of Infantry
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Chief of Visual Aids Branch, Training Litterature & Visual Aids Division, Army Ground Forces
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer 272nd Infantry Regiment
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 22nd Infantry Regiment [Northwestern Europe]
1945-03-03 1945-06-XX Assistant Commanding General 104th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-06-XX 1945-09-XX Assistant Commanding General 26th Infantry Division
1945-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Director of Information & Education, Special Staff, Department of the Army
1948-07-XX 1948-12-XX Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff US Army
1949-XX-XX 1950-02-XX Director of Staff, Personnel Policy Board, Office of the Secretary of Defense
1950-02-XX Chief of Military Assistant Advisory Group to Belgium
1953-01-XX 1954-06-XX Commanding General 1st Infantry Division
1954-XX-XX Deputy Commandant of Armed Forces Staff College
1954-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley