The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Whitfield Putman Shepard

Shepard, Whitfield Putman


* 26th of February 1894

† 22nd of December 1993

(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
1944-02-22 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


Chief of Statistics Branch, War Department General Staff
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 7th Infantry Division
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer Combat Command A, 16th Armored Division
1944-XX-XX 1944-08-29 Assistant Commanding General 3rd Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, 6th Army Group
1945-07-XX 1949-01-XX Assistant Commandant of the Infantry School
1949-01-31 1953-01-30 Commanding General Fort Jackson, South Carolina
1956-01-XX Retired
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