Holland Smith

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Birthday
20, 1882
Birthplace
Hatchechubbee, AL
Death Date
Jan 12, 1967 (84)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1882
Birthplace
Hatchechubbee, AL
Death Date
Jan 12, 1967 (84)

About

U.S. Marine Corps General who served in the Pacific theater during World War II.

Before Fame

He joined the Alabama National Guard and studied law at the University of Alabama.

Trivia

He commanded the Amphibious Corps, Pacific Fleet during World War II.

Family Life

He was born in Hatchechubbee, Alabama to John Wesley Smith and Cornelia Caroline McTyeire.

Associated With

He and James Flatley both contributed to the development of American military tactics during World War II.