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19449 General Willard G. Wyman TLS as Major General on
Headquarters First Army Letterhead, 8 April 1949, to Mr. Mario N.
Upperman. General Wyman graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in
1919. During World War II he served as the Assistant Chief of Staff of IX
Corps, and later in 1942 as Deputy Chief of Staff of the China-Burma-India
Theater of Operations. From 1942 to 1943 Deputy Chief of Staff Allied
Forces Headquarters (AFHQ) before being assigned as Assistant Division
Commander (ADC) of the 1st Infantry Division. He took command of the
71st Infantry Division from 1944 to 1945. He was a U. S. Army four star
general who served as Commanding General , U. S. Continental Army
Command from 1956-1958. His awards and decorations include the
Distinguished Service Cross, the Army Distinguished Service Medal with
three oak leaf clusters, the Silver Star, the Legion of Merit, and the Bronze
Star with “V” device. $150