The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Thaddeus Sexton

Sexton, William Thaddeus


* 3rd of September 1901

† 22nd of June 1983

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-11-10 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-01-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1947-06-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-06-10 Colonel


1940-XX-XX 1943-03-13 Assistant Secretary, War Department General Staff
1943-03-14 1944-01-14 Secretary, War Department General Staff
1944-06-22 1946-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 3rd Infantry Division [Italy - Northwestern Europe]
1946-03-18 1948-XX-XX Military Attaché to Iran
1949-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Director of Extension Course, Command & General Staff School
1951-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division
1951-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 6th Army
1954-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Chief of the American Military Assistant Advisory Group in Pakistan
1955-07-XX 1956-03-XX Commanding General 5th Infantry Division
1956-XX-XX 1956-08-XX Deputy Inspector-General of the Army
1956-08-XX Retired
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