The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Jesmond Dene Balmer

Balmer, Jesmond Dene


* 30th of March 1895

† 24th of November 1979

(Regular Army)


1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-11-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-06-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-01-23 Brigadier-General (Confirmed US Senate)(Dated back to 1947-12-22)


1942-07-01 1944-01-11 Commandant of the Field Artillery School
1944-XX-XX Commanding General Artillery, XXI Corps [Northwestern Europe]
1944-12-01 1945-02-06 Commanding General XXIII Corps [Northwestern Europe]
1946-07-29 1946-10-15 Military Adviser to the US Delegation, Paris Conference
1946-11-04 1946-12-11 Military Adviser to the US Member, Council of Foreign Ministers; United Nations
1947-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Deputy High Commissioner for Austria
Chief of Joint Subsidiary Plans Division, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
1952-XX-XX Military Adviser to the Psychological Strategy Board
1953-01-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "United States at War", 1942