The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Cornelius Edward Ryan

Ryan, Cornelius Edward


* 13th of May 1896

† 6th of June 1972

(Regular Army)


1940-08-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-01-07 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1939-06-XX 1945-08-XX Instructor at the Infantry School
1946-10-21 1947-03-13 Commandant of Headquarters, US Forces European Theater
1947-05-14 1947-09-23 Commanding General US Sector Berlin [Germany]
1948-01-XX 1949-12-XX Chief of Staff, V Corps
1950-08-XX 1951-05-XX Commanding General 101st Airborne Division
1951-XX-XX Commanding General Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky
1957-06-XX Retired
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