The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Douglass Taft Greene

Greene, Douglass Taft


* 24th of April 1891

† 13th of June 1964

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-11 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1943-09-17 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-02-28 Major-General (Retired)


1934-07-01 1940-06-30 Professor of Military Science & Tactics, Drexel Institute of Technology
1940-06-05 1940-07-15 Commanding Officer 67th Infantry Regiment
1940-07-15 1942-02-22 Commanding Officer 67th Armored Regiment
1942-02-23 1943-04-07 Commanding Officer Combat Command A, 7th Armored Division
1943-07-15 1944-08-17 Commanding General 16th Armored Division
1944-08-17 1944-09-17 Commanding General 12th Armored Division
1944-09-25 1944-10-13 Deputy Commanding General 2nd Army
1944-10-14 1945-05-10 Commanding General Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Gordon, Tennessee
1946-02-28 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, June 1965" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.