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Maj. Gen. William M. Miley (1897-1997)
April 1943 - Inactivation. Gen. Miley commanded the 17th Airborne throughout World War II from the division's activation at Camp Mackall in April 1943 until the end of the war. Gen. Miley would later command the 8th Infantry Division and 11th Airborne Division. He retired in 1955.

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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