The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General George Winfred Smythe

Smythe, George Winfred


* 4th of August 1899

† 16th of February 1969

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-08 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-05-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1947-06-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-06-10 Colonel
1949-11-01 Brigadier-General


1942-02-15 Executive Officer, 27th Infantry Regiment
1942-02-16 1942-03-22 Asasistant to the Assistant Chief of Staff (G-4), Harbor Defenses of ?
1942-04-01 1943-04-25 Chief of Requirement Branch, Intelligence Division, Army Service Forces
1943-05-05 1943-06-30 Executive Officer, Services of Supply, North African Theater of Operations US Army
1943-07-01 1945-03-12 Commanding Officer 47th Infantry Regiment [Sicily - Northwestern Europe]
1945-03-07 1945-08-08 Assistant Commanding General 80th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-08-12 1947-10-10 Attached to Army Ground Forces
1947-10-11 1949-05-01 Chief of Staff, 3rd Army
1949-07-02 1951-XX-XX Assistant Commanding General 1st Infantry Division
1952-03-XX 1952-10-XX Commanding General 24th Infantry Division
1952-10-09 1953-05-10 Commanding General 3rd Infantry Division [Korea]
1953-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General 2nd Army
1955-XX-XX 1957-02-XX Chief of the Military Assistant Advisory Group Taiwan
1957-02-XX Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, October 1969" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.