45. General George V. Strong



Brigadier General George V. Strong (1880-1946) was a 1908 graduate of West Point and a  career army officer, he served with distinction in World War One, during which he was awarded the US Army's Distinguished Service Medal for his part in the assault on St. Mihiel. After the war, he served in a variety of staff and command positions, eventually attending the Command and General Staff School in preparation for his eventual assignment to the G-2 Division (Intelligence) of the General Staff and ultimately as Chief of War Plans Division. While heading this office, he was named and featured in Life Magazine, who called him one of the U.S. Army's Six Foremost Generals.

Strong served as Assistant Chief of Staff of the United States Army before WWII and was the Commanding General of the VIII Corp from 1941-42 and served as Chief of Army Intelligence from 1942-1944 when he retired.

This grouping contains several of his general officer personal flags, including a rare and quite handsome flags for general officers of the General Staff; as well as uniform memorabilia for one of the individuals who worked behind the scenes to make victory possible in WWII.

 

General George V. Strong Grouping

 



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