Charles H. Corlett

Jul 31, 1889 - Oct 13, 1971

Major General Charles Harrison Corlett, nicknamed “Cowboy Pete, ” was a senior United States Army officer who commanded troops in both the Pacific and European Theaters during World War II. He led the attack on Kiska in 1943 and commanded the 7th Infantry Division in the taking of Kwajalein in 1944. After D-Day he led the XIX Corps in pursuit of the retreating German Army through France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany.
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