The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Gustav Henry Franke

Franke, Gustav Henry


* 7th of September 1888

† 19th of March 1953

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-03-01 Colonel
1941-04-07 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-04-17 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1943-12-31 Major-General (Retired)


1931-07-XX 1936-08-XX Professor of Military Science & Tactics, Alabama Polytechnic Institute
1936-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Attending the Army War College
1937-08-11 1940-05-XX Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery Regiment
1940-08-XX 1941-01-XX Executive Officer, Artillery, 9th Infantry Division
1941-01-XX 1941-05-XX Post Executive Officer, Fort Brag, North Carolina
1941-05-XX 1941-08-XX Commanding General Field Artillery Replacement Training Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
1941-08-XX 1942-03-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 6th Infantry Division
1942-03-XX 1942-08-XX Commanding General 81st Infantry Division
1942-08-XX 1942-09-XX Member of the War Department Dependency Board
1943-12-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, July 1953" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.