Five-Star U.S. Generals & Admirals

Can you name the Five-Star U.S. Generals and Admirals?

CluePersonMilitary Branch
Chief of Staff of the US Army. Later Secretary of State, where he designed an eponymous plan to aid in Europe's post-war recovery.Army
Controversially awarded the Medal of Honor for leading the defense of the Philippines. Later oversaw the post-war occupation of Japan.Army
Served as the Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe during WWII. Was the first supreme commander of NATO.Army
Aviation pioneer and Chief of Staff of the Army Air Corps. Only American to hold 5-star rank in two different branches.Army and Air Force
American Corps Commander in both North Africa and Europe. Later became the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Army
Governor of Puerto Rico and ambassador to France. Recalled from retirement to serve as FDR's personal chief of StaffNavy
Served as a commander on both submarines and aircraft carriers during WWII. Commander-in-Chief of the US fleet.Navy
Led the Pacific Fleet in WWII where he won a series of crushing victories over Japan. Present for the signing of the Japanese instrument of surrender.Navy
Led the US Third Fleet in the South Pacific, and spearheaded the Guadalcanal campaignNavy
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  • The quiz lists only those men who have held the 5-star rank of General of the Army, General of the Air Force, and Fleet Admiral, and excludes the men who held the superior rank of General of the Armies (i.e. Pershing; as well as Washington - posthumously).
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