The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Ray Edison Porter

Porter, Ray Edison


* 29th of July 1891

† 10th of August 1963

(Regular Army)


1940-08-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-08-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-03-21 Major-General (Army of the United States)


1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 38th Infantry Division
1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer 349th Infantry Regiment
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Assistant Commanding General 34th Infantry Division
1943-05-16 1944-03-13 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations (G-3), War Department General Staff
1945-01-24 1945-06-XX Commanding General 75th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-06-30 1946-06-09 Director of the Special Planning Division, War Department
1948-11-22 1951-11-30 Commanding General US Army Caribbean
1951-05-23 1953-04-30 Commanding General 101st Airborne Division
1952-XX-XX Commanding General Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky
1953-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: "Pictorial history of the 75th Infantry Division, 1944-1945 campaigns: photographic cavalcade", 1946