The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General John Piper Smith

Smith, John Piper


* 28th of January 1883

† 4th of November 1948

(Regular Army)


1933-05-24 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-12-01 Colonel
1940-10-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-04-04 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1943-06-29 Major-General (Retired)


1937-08-15 1939-09-20 Commanding Officer Special Troops, Hawaiian Department
1940-10-11 1942-02-25 Commanding General 4th Corps Area
1942-03-09 1942-09-XX Director of Administration, Army Service Forces
1942-11-30 Retired
1942-12-01 Recalled
1942-12-XX 1942-12-20 Senior Army Member of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, Canada & United States
1945-12-31 Retired