The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Anthony Clement McAuliffe

McAuliffe, Anthony Clement


* 2nd of July 1898

† 11th of August 1975

(Regular Army)


1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-08-08 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-12-11 Lieutenant-Colonel
1945-01-02 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-01-24 Brigadier-General
1949-10-01 Major-General


1942-03-XX Attached to G-4 Division, War Department General Staff
1942-03-XX 1942-08-XX Attached to Army Service Forces
1942-08-XX 1944-12-05 Commanding Officer Artillery, 101st Airborne Division [Northwestern Europe]
1944-12-05 1944-12-26 Acting Commanding General 101st Airborne Division [Northwestern Europe]
1944-12-27 1945-02-09 Commanding Officer Artillery, 101st Airborne Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-01-11 1945-08-XX Commanding General 103rd Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-08-XX Commanding General 79th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-09-25 1946-06-03 Commanding General Airborne Command
1946-XX-XX Army Ground Force Advisor, Operation Crossroads
1946-08-XX 1947-12-XX Army Secretary, Joint Research & Development Board
1947-12-XX 1949-03-XX Deputy Director of Research & Development, Logistics Division, General Staff US Army
1949-03-XX 1949-10-XX Commanding General 24th Infantry Division [Japan]
1949-10-01 1953-07-31 Chief of the Chemical Corps, Department of the Army
1951-08-01 1953-02-05 Assistant Chief of Staff for Personnel (G-1), US Army
1953-02-07 1953-10-22 Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations & Administration, US Army
1953-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Commanding General 7th Army
1955-02-01 1956-05-01 Commanding General US Army Europe
1956-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley