Groves, Leslie Richard, Jr., LTG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
1328-Engineer Construction Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1947-1948, 1328, Armed Forces Special Weapons Project (AFSWP)
Service Years
1918 - 1948
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Engineer Corps

Lieutenant General

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Jul 13, 1970
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired from active duty, 29 FEB 1948.

Vice - President of Sperry Rand 1948 - 1961.

Wrote the book, Now It Can Be Told...the True Account of the Manhatten Project, published in 1962. 
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 Unit Assignments
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School3rd Engineer Battalion1st Engineer Combat BattalionCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)Army War College (Staff)United States Department of WarU.S. Army
  1919-1920, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1922-1925, 3rd Engineer Battalion
  1927-1934, 1st Engineer Combat Battalion
  1935-1936, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1936-1938, Corps of Engineers Division/District, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  1938-1939, Army War College (Staff)
  1939-1942, United States Department of War
  1942-1947, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  1947-1948, 1328, Armed Forces Special Weapons Project (AFSWP)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1916-1918, United States Military Academy
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