The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General James Arthur Pickering

Pickering, James Arthur


* 26th of December 1891

† 6th of November 1983

(Regular Army)


1937-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-05-23 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-10-01 Colonel
1946-09-30 Brigadier-General


1936-12-01 1937-07-03 Executive Officer, 8th Field Artillery Regiment
1937-08-16 1940-07-01 Assistant Professor of Military Science & Tactics, Purdue University, Indiana
1937-08-16 1940-07-01 Executive Officer, Reserve Officers Training Corps, Purdue University, Indiana
1940-07-01 1941-12-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), 2nd Armored Division
1941-12-XX 1942-04-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), I Armored Corps
1942-04-XX 1942-05-23 Chief of Staff, I Corps
1942-05-24 1945-08-23 Commanding Officer Artillery, 8th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-01-08 1945-01-14 Acting Commanding General 8th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-XX-XX 1946-09-30 Hospitalized
1946-09-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Eighth Division Artillery", 1946