- Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Keyes (1888-1967)
- June 1942 - September 1942.
Gen. Keyes later commanded the II Corps, Seventh Army, and Third Army.
Gen. Keyes retired in 1954, and he died in 1967.
- Maj. Gen. John W. Leonard (1890-1974)
- October 1942 - Inactivation. Gen. Leonard led the 9th Armored throughout its combat in Europe.
Gen. Leonard later commanded the
20th Armored Division. In the
1950s, he commanded the V Corps and XVIII Airborne Corps. Gen. Leonard
retired in 1952. He died in 1974 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
1. The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the
, 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.
3. The 9th: The Story of the 9th Armored Division
• 9th Armored Division History
• 9th Armored Division Links
• 9th Armored Division Components
• 9th Armored Division Medal of Honor Recipients