24 Sep 1939

United States
  • Joseph Stilwell was made the commanding officer of the 3rd Brigade at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | San Antonio, Texas | CPC]
8 Oct 1939

United States
  • Joseph Stilwell was made the Infantry Commander of the 2nd Division at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | San Antonio, Texas | CPC]
27 Feb 1942

United States
3 May 1942

United States
28 Jun 1942

United States
3 Jul 1942

United States
21 Aug 1944

United States
  • The US 15th Army was activated at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, United States by a transfer of a group of personnel from the US 4th Army. No general officer was included in the transfer. Major General John P. Lucas was commanding general designate of the new 15th Army in addition to his other duties. ww2dbase [San Antonio, Texas | AC]
21 Nov 1945

United States
  • Lieutenant General Alexander Patch died of pneumonia at Brooke General Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, United States where he had been hospitalized with lung problems. ww2dbase [San Antonio, Texas | AC]
2 Sep 1953

United States
16 Jan 1966

United States
22 Apr 2016

United States

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944