The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Edmund Bower Sebree

Sebree, Edmund Bower


* 7th of January 1898

† 25th of June 1966

(Regular Army)


1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-08-08 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-01-22 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-03-11 Colonel
1951-10-14 Brigadier-General
1957-07-31 Major-General (Retired)


1941-02-01 1942-01-XX Attached to Personnel Division, War Department General Staff
1942-01-XX 1942-08-XX Chief of Staff, Task Force 6814 [South Pacific]
1942-09-01 1942-11-01 Assistant Commanding General Americal Division [Guadalcanal]
1942-11-01 1942-12-31 Commanding General ? Sector [Guadacanal]
1943-01-01 1943-05-29 Commanding General Americal Division
1943-06-01 1943-08-18 Chief of Staff, 1st Island Command [Fiji Islands]
1943-09-01 1945-02-27 Assistant Commanding General 35th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-03-01 1945-08-01 Assistant Commanding General 28th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-09-01 1946-02-01 Director of Special Information Section, Army Ground Forces
1946-03-01 1947-05-31 Military Attaché to Australia
1947-07-01 1947-08-20 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), 4th Army
1947-09-17 1949-08-01 Commanding Officer US Constabulary Brigade [Germany]
1949-06-01 1951-XX-XX Commanding General Munich Military Post [Germany]
1951-03-XX 1952-07-XX Commanding General US Troops in Trieste [Italy]
1952-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Commanding General 5th Armored Division
1953-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General 1st Army
1954-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Commanding General 7th Infantry Division [Korea]
1955-XX-XX 1957-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Continental Army Command
1957-07-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley