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Maj. Gen. George W. Griner, Jr.
August 1943 - November 1943. Gen. Griner had earlier served as assistant commander of the 77th Infantry Division. Subsequently, Gen. Griner commanded the 98th Infantry Division and 27th Infantry Division in the Pacific.
Maj. Gen. Elbridge G. Chapman, Jr.
November 1943 - Inactivation. Prior to joining the 13th Airborne, Gen. Chapman had led the Airborne Command.

1. The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950.
2. Order of Battle of the United States Army, World War II, European Theater of Operations, Office of the Theater Historian, Paris, France, December 1945.

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