The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General John Leonard Pierce

Pierce, John Leonard


* 29th of April 1895

† 12th of February 1959

(Regular Army)


1940-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-06-24 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-10-31 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1941-04-XX 1942-08-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-4), 3rd Armored Division
1942-11-XX 1943-07-XX Chief of Staff, II Armored Corps
1943-07-XX 1944-03-XX Chief of Staff, Armored Command
1944-03-XX 1944-11-XX Commanding Officer Combat Command ?, 16th Armored Division
1944-11-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding General 16th Armored Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX President Secretary of War's Discharge Review Board
1946-XX-XX Retired