The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Lindsay McDonald Silvester

Silvester, Lindsay McDonald


* 30th of September 1889

† 4th of August 1963

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-08-01 Colonel
1941-07-10 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-03-10 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1944-11-18 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)


1937-02-18 1937-03-03 Commanding Officer 66th Infantry Regiment
1941-07-XX 1942-03-XX Commanding Officer 1st Tank Group
1942-03-01 1944-11-01 Commanding General 7th Armored Division [Northwestern Europe]
1949-09-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley