Clarke, Bruce C. (Bruce Cooper), 1901-1988Variant names
Bruce Cooper Clarke (1901-1988) was born in Adams, New York. After graduating from West Point in 1925, he commissioned with the Army Corps of Engineers. In 1940 he graduated from Command and General Staff School. During World War II, he served as combat commander in the 7th and 4th Armored Divisions. He made brigadier general in November 1944. From 1945 to 1948, he was a staff officer at the headquarters of the Army Ground Forces. During the Korean War, he was commanding general of the 1st Armored Division, from 1951 to 1953, and the I Corps in 1953. After the war, his held the position of commanding general for the U.S. Army Pacific, from 1954 to 1956, the Seventh Army, from 1956 to 1958, and the Continental Army Command, from 1958 to 1960. He became Commander in Chief of the U.S. Army in Europe in 1960. He retired as a general in 1962. His awards included the Distinguished Service Cross, three Distinguished Service Medals, three Silver Stars, the Legion of Merit, and three Bronze Starts.
From the description of Clarke, Bruce C. (Bruce Cooper), 1901-1988 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570653
Bruce Cooper Clarke (1901-1988) was commander of Continental Army Command from 1958-1960; of U.S. Army Europe from 1960-1962; and of U.S. Army Pacific from December 1954 to April 1956. Among his many awards are the Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star, and Legion of Merit.
From the guide to the Bruce C. Clarke Papers, 1960-1965, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)
Bruce Cooper Clarke was a United States (U.S.) Army officer. He was a colonel, Combat Command A, 4th Armored Division; brigadier general, Combat Command B, 7th Armored Division; assistant commander, 7th Armored Division; commander, 4th and 1st Armored Divisions; major general, I Corps; lieutenant general, commanded X Corps Group; deputy commander, 8th Army; commanded U.S. Army, Pacific; commander, 7th Army; commander, U.S. Continental Army Command; general, commander, U.S. Army in Europe.
From the description of The Bruce Cooper Clarke papers, 1901-1970. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 48039010
General, United States Army.
From the description of Bruce Cooper Clarke papers, 1944-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869832
General, United States Army.
From the guide to the Bruce Cooper Clarke papers, 1944-1970, (Hoover Institution Archives)
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