50 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2011 Edition
Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
TITLE 50 - APPENDIX-WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
GENERAL OF MARINE CORPS
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GENERAL OF MARINE CORPS

ACT MAR. 21, 1945, CH. 29, 59 STAT. 36

§§1711 to 1715. Omitted

Codification

Sections 1711 to 1715 were omitted as terminated pursuant to section 1715 of this Appendix.

Section 1711, act Mar. 21, 1945, ch. 29, §1, 59 Stat. 36, established grade and rank of General of Marine Corps and provided for appointment of Commandant of Marine Corps thereto.

Section 1712, act Mar. 21, 1945, ch. 29, §2, 59 Stat. 36, related to appointment without examination, tenure and effect on permanent or temporary status.

Section 1713, act Mar. 21, 1945, ch. 29, §3, 59 Stat. 36, related to pay and allowances of appointees under sections 1711 to 1715 of this Appendix.

Section 1714, act Mar. 21, 1945, ch. 29, §4, 59 Stat. 36, related to rank and pay on retirement of appointees under sections 1711 to 1715 of this Appendix.

Section 1715, act Mar. 21, 1945, ch. 29, §5, 59 Stat. 37, provided for the termination of sections 1711 to 1715 of this Appendix six months after the termination of the wars in which the United States was engaged as proclaimed by the President or such earlier date as Congress, by concurrent resolution, might fix. Cessation of hostilities of World War II, eff. twelve o'clock noon, Dec. 31, 1946, was proclaimed by the President in Proc. No. 2714, Dec. 31, 1946, 12 F.R. 1. The Treaty of Peace with Japan, signed at San Francisco on Sept. 8, 1951, was ratified by the United States Senate on Mar. 20, 1952 and came into force on Apr. 28, 1952. See Termination of State of War notes set out preceding section 1 of this Appendix.

Permanent Appointment

Section 2 of act Mar. 23, 1946, ch. 112, 60 Stat. 60, provided for permanent appointment in grade of General in Regular Marine Corps of General Alexander A. Vandegrift. Section also provided for full pay upon retirement.