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General Courtney Hicks Hodges

General Hodges was the commander of the US 1st Army in Europe in World War II. Born in Georgia, January 5, 1887, Hodges entered the Army in 1906, enlisting as a private. He would be promoted into an officer rank within three years. By 1941, he was a major general. During World War II he had various commands including X Corps, Third Army and First Army. He died January 16, 1966.

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1st Infantry Division in Europe
4th Infantry Division in Normandy
28th Infantry Division in Europe 1944
5th Armored Division in Europe 1944

GEN. COURTNEY H. HODGES, an overseas veteran of World War I, became cornmandant of the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga., in October 1940. He was named Chief of Infantry, War Department, in May 1941, and commanding general of the Replacement and School Command, Army Ground Forces, in March 1942. Later he became commanding general of X Corps. From this post he went to the command of the Third Army in February 1943. In March 1944 he was sent to the European Theater of Operations as deputy commander of the First Army. He succeeded General Bradley in command of that army on 1 August 1944 and led it through France, Belgium, Germany, and to the Czechoslovakian frontier at the war's end.

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104th Infantry Division
Winter War: The Bulge and Beyond Series
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36th Infantry Division Winter War: The Bulge and Beyond DVD $24.99

36th Infantry Division
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29th Infantry Division Winter War: The Bulge and Beyond DVD $24.99

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Winter War: The Bulge and Beyond
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