The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General John Porter Lucas

Lucas, John Porter


* 14th of January 1890

† 24th of December 1949


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-General
1940-05-02 Colonel
1940-10-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1941-08-05 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-01-24 Major-General


1932-07-01 1936-06-30 Attached to the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff (G-1), War Department General Staff
1936-08-19 1937-12-22 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery Regiment
1937-12-23 1940-06-30 Member of the Field Artillery Board
1940-07-01 1940-10-XX Commanding Officer 1st Field Artillery Regiment
1940-10-XX 1941-07-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 2nd Division
1941-07-XX 1942-03-XX Commanding General 3rd Division
1942-03-XX 1943-05-XX Commanding General III Corps
1943-05-XX 1943-09-XX Attached to Headquarters North African Theater of Operations US Army
1943-XX-XX Commanding General II Corps [Sicily]
1943-XX-XX 1944-04-XX Commanding General VI Corps [Italy]
1944-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General 5th Army, Italy
1944-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General 4th Army
1944-XX-XX 1946-06-XX Commanding General 4th Army
1946-06-XX 1948-01-XX Chief of the Army Advisory Group to China
1948-01-XX 1949-12-24 Deputy Commanding General 5th Army
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley