The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Thomas Matthews Robins

Robins, Thomas Matthews


* 14th of March 1881

† 25th of May 1965

(Regular Army)


1927-12-29 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-04-01 Colonel
1939-09-01 Brigadier-General (Assistant to Chief of Engineers)
1942-01-28 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1943-08-13 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Assistant to Chief of Engineers)
1948-08-16 Major-General (Retired)


1926-07-01 1929-11-10 Attached to the Office of the Chief of Engineers
1929-11-30 1931-08-01 Division Engineer, South Pacific Division
1931-08-31 1934-06-29 Division Engineer, Pacific Division
1934-06-30 1938-05-10 Division Engineer, North Pacific Division
1938-06-04 1939-08-15 Commandant of the Engineer School
1938-06-04 1939-08-15 Commanding Officer Fort Belvoir, Virginia
1939-09-01 1941-12-15 Assistant Chief of Engineers in Charge of Civil Works
1941-12-16 1943-10-31 Assistant Chief of Engineers in Charge of Army War Construction
1943-11-01 1945-11-23 Deputy Chief of Engineers
1945-03-31 Retired, but remained employed
1945-12-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godman