The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Charles Joseph Barrett

Barrett, Charles Joseph


* 15th of February 1900

† 30th of June 1963

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-23 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-03-21 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-06-13 Lieutenant-Colonel
1946-03-05 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-03-11 Colonel
1963-06-11 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1941-06-16 1942-03-08 Attached to Plant Intelligence Section, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), War Department
1942-03-09 1942-07-06 Deputy Chief of Counter-Intelligence, Miliary Intelligence Service, War Department
1942-07-XX 1942-08-30 Attached to Army Ground Forces
1942-08-31 1944-04-11 Chief of Staff, 84th Infantry Division
1944-04-12 1945-10-09 Commanding Officer Artillery, 84th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-10-05 1947-02-05 Deputy Director for Europe, Civil Affairs Division, War Department Special Staff
1947-02-06 1947-06-30 Officer Civil Affairs Division for preparing psychological material for occupied areas
1947-07-01 1948-05-31 Professor of Modern Languages, US Military Academy West Point
1948-06-01 1949-02-14 Head of Modern Languages Department, US Military Academy West Point
1949-02-14 1963-06-11 Head of Foreign Languages Department, US Military Academy West Point
1963-06-11 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, September 1963" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.