The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Charles Wolcott Ryder

Ryder, Charles Wolcott


* 16th of January 1892

† 17th of August 1960

(Regular Army)


1936-06-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-01-13 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-01-14 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-06-21 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-12-02 Brigadier-General
1948-01-24 Major-General


1934-06-XX 1937-06-30 Attached to G-2 Section, War Department General Staff
1937-07-01 1941-01-01 Commandant of Cadets, US Military Academy West Point
1941-01-XX 1942-01-XX Chief of Staff, VI Corps
1942-01-XX 1942-05-XX Assistant Commanding General 90th Infantry Division [Northern Ireland]
1942-05-XX 1944-07-XX Commanding General 34th Infantry Division [North Africa - Sicily - Italy]
1942-XX-XX Commanding General Eastern Task Force [North Africa]
1944-09-02 1948-12-20 Commanding General IX Corps [Hawaii - Philippines - Japan]
1948-12-XX 1950-02-28 Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff US Army
1950-02-28 Retired
Picture source: From Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War /ed. by Walter Hutchinson, 1945