The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General John Benjamin Anderson

Anderson, John Benjamin


* 10th of March 1891

† 1st of September 1976

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-10-31 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-18 Colonel promotion: 17.08.1942 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-30 Major-General (Retired)


1934-08-01 1938-06-20 Instructor at Command & General Staff School
1938-07-01 1941-11-15 Chief of Personnel Section, Office of the Chief of Field Artillery
1941-11-16 1942-06-15 Commanding Officer Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division
1942-06-16 1944-01-04 Commanding General 102nd Infantry Division
1944-01-04 1945-12-07 Commanding General XVI Corps [Northwestern Europe]
1946-06-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "History of the XVI Corps from its activation to the end of the war in Europe", 1947