The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Wayne Clifton Zimmerman

Zimmerman, Wayne Clifton


* 15th of January 1897

† 23rd of December 1983

(Regular Army)


1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-10-05 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-12-11 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-09-07 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-03-11 Colonel
1949-07-23 Brigadier-General


1940-07-01 1942-12-31 Instructor at the Infantry School
1943-01-01 Chief of Staff, 7th Infantry Division
1943-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Landing Force 51-4
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer 17th Infantry Regiment
1944-XX-XX 1946-05-08 Assistant Commanding General 98th Infantry Division [Japan]
1944-07-30 1944-10-20 Commanding General Maui District
1944-10-16 1944-10-23 Commanding General Kauai District
1946-05-09 1948-08-01 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-1), 2nd Army
1948-08-02 1949-05-31 Commanding General 17th Airborne Division
1949-06-01 Assistant Chief of Staff for Plans, Army Field Forces
1951-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Chief of the Military Assistant Advisory Group to Iran
1953-XX-XX Deputy Inspector-General of the Army
1954-11-01 1956-01-31 Inspector-General of the Army
1956-01-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, December 1987" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.