The Generals of WWII

Generals from USA Flag for USA
Portrait of Major-General Roderick Random Allen

Allen, Roderick Random


* 29th of January 1894

† 1st of February 1970

(Regular Army)


1938-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-10-14 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-05-23 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-02-23 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-11-01 Colonel
1946-04-30 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)
1947-02-05 Major-General


1941-07-XX 1942-01-XX Commanding Officer 32nd Armored Regiment
1942-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 6th Armored Division
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer Combat Command A, 4th Armored Division
1943-11-02 1944-09-20 Commanding General 20th Armored Division
1944-09-XX 1945-09-XX Commanding General 12th Armored Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-09-XX 1946-XX-XX Commanding General 1st Armored Division, Italy-Germany
1946-02-14 1947-03-15 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), US Forces European Theater
1947-03-15 1947-10-08 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), US European Command
1947-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Director of Intelligence Army Ground Force
1948-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Commanding General 3rd Armored Division
1950-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Deputy Chief of Staff Far Eastern Command
1951-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Commanding General XVI Corps, Korea
1952-XX-XX Commanding General 9th Infantry Division
1952-XX-XX Commanding General Fort Dix, New Jersey
1952-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Commanding General New England Sub Area
1953-XX-XX Commanding General Fort Devens, Massachusetts
1954-05-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "20th Armored Division in World War II - Armor in ETO", 1946