Lt. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner, CG Tenth Army, killed June 18, 1945 on Okinawa. (Posthumously promoted to General in 1954.)
Rear Adm. Isaac C. Kidd, killed December 7, 1941 aboard USS ARIZONA (BB-39) during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions.
Lt. Gen. Leslie J. McNair, CG Army Ground Forces (training & doctrine), killed July 25, 1944 in France by "friendly fire" (posthumously promoted to General in 1954). His son, Colonel Douglas McNair, chief of staff of the 77th Infantry Division, was killed two weeks later by a sniper on Guam.
Maj. Gen. Maurice Rose, CG, 3rd Armored Division, killed in action in Germany on March 30, 1945.
Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr., ADC, 4th Infantry Division, July 12, 1944 (heart attack). Roosevelt suffered from severe arthritis (walked with a cane) and diagnosed heart problems. He was the only general officer to land with the first wave on D-Day (June 6, 1944). Awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on that day.
Rear Adm. Norman Scott, killed November 13, 1942 aboard USS ATLANTA (CL-51) at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions.
Brig. Gen. James Wharton, CG 28th Infantry Division, killed in France on August 12, 1944.
"Nearly 1,100 U.S. Army generals served at some point during World War II, and of those about 40 died during or immediately following the war. Not all were in combat units, and some were not in enemy territory when they died.
Of these generals, at least 11 were killed in action or died of wounds from hostile actions, two were executed by the Japanese while POWs, four were killed in plane crashes, one was killed by friendly fire, and five died of natural causes, including two of heart attacks. The remainder died of various causes in the first few months after the end of hostilities."
There were a total of 12 four star generals during World War II. There were also 13 four star admirals during the war.
There are no generals in the Navy. The navy has admirals. The full compliment of officers varies with promotions and retirements.
78 British Generals died and 146 were wounded.
Currently, there are 57 active-duty women serving as generals or admirals, five of whom are lieutenant generals or vice admirals, the Navy's three-star rank, according to the Pentagon. CNN Report, June 23, 2008
Nine, but three outranked them, Washington, Pershing and Dewey.
There are currently 40 active duty officers of 4 star rank (generals & admirals) in U.S. Forces. There appear to be well over 200 living retired 4 star generals.
Four 5-star generals for the Army (plus one for the Air Force) and four 5-star admirals for the Navy.
how many admirals are in the united states coast guard
I'm not sure of the 2009 figures but back in May 1805 there were 144 Admirals consisting of 46 Admirals, 36 Vice Admirals and 62 Rear Admirals.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 873 generals or admirals in active duty in the armed forces as of April 10, 2003. http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/001630.html
Churchill was one of the people in charge, along with Roosevelt, George Marshall , Gen Eisenhower and many more Generals, Admirals and Air Marshals.
How many to Star admirals are currently in the U.S. Navy
Several million people participated in the Civil War. There were hundreds of generals and admirals and politicians. There were far too many important people in the Civil War to list here.
I think there are about 11 women admirals in the U.S. Navy at this time
The US Army had over 1,100 Generals during WW2.
I'm not sure what you're trying to ask. 1. There is no navy army. 2. The navy has admirals, not generals. 3. There are too many variables involve to answer this.
About 5 Union General deaths and 9 Confederate General deaths A lot more than 14 generals. Just Google how many generals died in the civil war. Sites give list of names and other info
The battle of Drepana was won by Adherbal (or Ad Herbal) and Hamilcar. Hamilcar was a very common name in Carthage and there were many generals and admirals called Hamilcar.