The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Walter Bedell Smith

Smith, Walter Bedell


* 5th of October 1895

† 9th of August 1961

(Regular Army)


1941-04-18 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-05-04 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-08-30 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-02 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-12-03 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1943-09-01 Brigadier-General
1944-01-13 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1945-08-01 Major-General


1941-08-31 1942-02-03 Secretary, War Department General Staff
1942-XX-XX Secretary Combined Chiefs of Staff
1942-XX-XX Chief of Staff, US European Theater of Operations
1942-09-15 1944-01-08 Chief of Staff, Allied Force Headquarters
1943-02-04 1943-02-15 Chief of Staff, US North African Theater of Operations
1944-01-08 1945-06-30 Chief of Staff Supreme Headquarter Allied Expeditionary Force
1946-03-22 1949-XX-XX Ambassador to Moscow
1949-03-29 1950-09-30 Commanding General 1st Army
1949-XX-XX Post Commander Fort Jay, Governors Island, New Jersey
1950-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Director CIA
1953-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Undersecretary of State
1954-10-XX Retired
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