Handy, Thomas T. (Thomas Troy), 1892-1982

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Dates:
Birth 1892-03-11
Death 1982-04-12
English

Biographical notes:

Thomas T. Handy was born in 1892; career army officer; served with numerous artillery units (1916-1929); served in both world wars rising to rank of general in 1945; assigned to War Plans Division (1936-1940, 1941-1945); and was assistant chief of staff for operations and deputy chief of staff under George C. Marshall. From 1945-1954, he was stationed in Germany serving as commander-in-chief of the U.S. troops in Europe in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) command and as deputy commander-in-chief of the United States (U.S.) European Command. He retired from the military in 1954.

From the description of The Thomas T. Handy papers, 1974-1981. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47145039

Thomas T. Handy was born in 1892. He was a United States (U.S.) career Army officer. He served with numerous artillery units (1916-1929); served in both World Wars rising to rank of general in 1945; was assigned to War Plans Division (1936-1940, 1941-1945); and was assistant chief of staff for operations and deputy chief of staff under George C. Marshall. From 1945-1954, he was stationed in Germany serving as commander-in-chief of the U.S. troops in Europe in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) command and as deputy commander-in-chief of U.S. European Command. He retired from the military in 1954 and died in 1982.

From the description of Thomas T. Handy photograph collection. ca. 1949-1952. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 49695064

Handy, Thomas Troy (1892-1982) was born in Spring City, Tenn. As a career army officer he served during both world wars rising to rank of general in 1945. During WW II he served as both assistant chief of staff for operations and deputy chief of staff under George C. Marshall. From 1945-1954, he was stationed in Germany, serving as commander-in chief of the U.S. troops in Europe in the NATO command and as deputy commander-in-chief of the U.S. European command. He retired from Army service in February 1954.

From the description of Handy, Thomas T. (Thomas Troy), 1892-1982 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570517

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  • Generals--Interviews
  • Military education--Photographs

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  • Germany--Ansbach (as recorded)