The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Eric Spencer Molitor

Molitor, Eric Spencer


* 11th of September 1896

† 27th of December 1985

(Regular Army)


1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-12-11 Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-09-17 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-05 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-08-24 Colonel


1941-03-01 1942-03-09 Attached to Training Section, G-3 Division, War Department General Staff
1942-03-10 1942-07-08 Attached to Development Section, Army Ground Forces
1942-07-09 1943-05-12 Chief of Artillery Section, Infantry School
1943-05-13 1945-11-30 Commanding Officer Artillery, 13th Airborne Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-12-07 1947-04-30 Commanding Officer Artillery, 88th Infantry Division
1947-05-01 1948-08-24 Chief of Staff, US Troops in Trieste
1948-10-31 1950-01-11 Director of Department of Combined Arms, Artillery School
1950-02-05 1950-XX-XX Chief of Army Section, Military Assistance Advisory Group to Denmark
1950-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 1st Infantry Division
1953-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 47th Infantry Division
1954-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From: "13th Airborne Division", 1946