Geoffrey Keyes

Geoffrey Keyes

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Geoffrey Keyes (October 30, 1888 - September 17, 1967) was a U.S. Army Lieutenant General who commanded the II Corps during World War II. He was born in Fort Bayard, New Mexico and graduated from West Point in 1913. He graduated from the Command and General Staff School in 1926 and the Army War College in 1937. In 1940 he was Chief of Staff of the 2nd Armored Division. Keyes became Commanding General of the 3d Armored Division in 1942. From June to September 1942 he commanded the 9th Armored Division before going to North Africa as Deputy Commanding General of the I Armored Corps. From 1943 to 1945 he was Commanding General of II Corps. He commanded the Seventh United States Army from 1945 to 1946 and commanded the Third United States Army from 1946 to 1947. In 1947 he was appointed U.S. High Commissioner on the Allied Council for Austria.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134925705
  • 9786134925709