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

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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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referencedIn Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945. Papers, 1864-1979 (bulk 1900-1945). Library of Congress
referencedIn George S. Patton Papers, 1807-1979, (bulk 1904-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. GEN. MATTHEW B. RIDGWAY AT EUCOM, HEIDELBERG, BAUMHOLDER, GERMANY
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. DEDICATION OF CEMETERY, SURESNES (PARIS), FRANCE
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Official Army Photographs. 1942 - 1969. Photograph of General Dwight D. Eisenhower Inspecting the 2nd Armored Cavalry Division
creatorOf Handy, Thomas T. (Thomas Troy), 1892-1982. Thomas T. Handy photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. CEREMONY CONFERRING HONORARY DEGREES ON GEN. MATTHEW D. RIDGWAY, GEN THOMAS T. HANDY, GEN. LAURIS NORSTAD BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT SHAPE, ROCQUENCORT, FRANCE
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. GEN. MATTHEW B. RIDGWAY AT EUCOM, HEIDELBERG, BAUMHOLDER, GERMANY
creatorOf Handy, Thomas T. (Thomas Troy), 1892-1982. The Thomas T. Handy papers, 1974-1981. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945. George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979 (bulk 1904-1945). Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. TURNOVER OF SHAPE COMMAND, ROCQUENCOURT (MARLY LE ROI), FRANCE
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. CEREMONY CONFERRING HONORARY DEGREES ON GEN. MATTHEW D. RIDGWAY, GEN THOMAS T. HANDY, GEN. LAURIS NORSTAD BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT SHAPE, ROCQUENCORT, FRANCE
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. GEN. MATTHEW B. RIDGWAY AT EUCOM, HEIDELBERG, GERMANY
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interviews with Thomas T. Handy
creatorOf Nelson, Otto. Papers. Marshall Research Library
referencedIn Biography -- Handy, Thomas T. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
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associatedWith European Command Signal School (Ansbach, Germany) corporateBody
associatedWith Nelson, Otto. person
correspondedWith Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945. person
associatedWith Theater Signal School (Ansbach, Germany) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 26th corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 26th. Band corporateBody
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Military education--Photographs
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Birth 1892-03-11

Death 1982-04-12

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