John B. Wogan
|John Beugnot Wogan|
January 1, 1890|
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Died||September 30, 1968
Asheville, North Carolina
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1915-1946|
|Commands held||13th Armored Division|
|Battles/wars||World War I
World War II
|Awards||Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
John Beugnot Wogan (January 1, 1890 – September 30, 1968) was a decorated United States Army officer with the rank of Major General. He is most noted for his leadership of the 13th Armored Division for the most of World War II.
John B. Wogan was born on January 1, 1890 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1915 as a part of the The class the stars fell on. His classmates were for example Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar N. Bradley, James Van Fleet or Stafford LeRoy Irwin. All big future generals of World War II.
- "Biography of Major general John Beugnot Wogan (1890 - 1968)". generals.dk. 2010-07-04. Retrieved 2013-01-27.