The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Joseph Peter Vachon

Vachon, Joseph Peter


* 23rd of January 1887

† 31st of December 1961

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-10-16 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-05-01 Colonel
1941-12-18 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-08-31 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1930-06-20 1930-06-30 Commanding Officer 17th Infantry Regiment
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Instructor with Connecticut National Guard
1941-03-XX 1941-12-XX Commanding General 43rd Infantry Division
1941-12-XX 1942-05-10 Commanding General 101st Philippine Division
1942-05-10 1945-08-XX Prisoner of War
1946-08-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Anne Flaherty