February 1944

New Marine Generals

Volume 28, Issue 2

POROMOTION of the three Marine Corps generals pictured on this page has been announced recently.

Major General DeWitt Peck has been promoted to that rank and designated Assistant Commandant. The picture shows him as a brigadier general, at the time of his decoration with the Legion of Merit medal, which he is shown wearing.

Brigadier General Gerald C. Thomas, who was General Vandegrift's executive officer in the field, has been named Director of the Division of Plans and Policies at Headquarters Marine Corps, Washington.

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