The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General George Robert Acheson

Acheson, George Robert


* 21st of January 1904

† 17th of August 1989



1941-01-05 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-06-30 Major
1944-09-11 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-04-29 Colonel
1950-01-27 Brigadier-General
1951-01-26 Major-General (Air Force of the United States)
1954-10-27 Major-General


1941-09-XX 1942-07-XX Material Officer, I Air Support Service Command
1942-07-XX Supervisor of Training, Officers Training Unit, Barksdale Field, Louisiana
1943-05-31 Assistant Chief of Staff (A-3), 3rd Bomber Command
1943-06-01 1945-06-18 Commanding Officer 55th Bombardment Wing [Italy]
1945-07-01 1945-11-15 Commanding General War Department Personnel Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
1946-01-11 1946-04-22 President of the Regular Army Interview Board, Fort Logan, Colorado
1946-05-24 1947-03-15 Chief of Staff, 13th Air Force
1947-03-16 1947-07-18 Attached to Philippine Air Material Area
1947-07-19 1947-09-30 Commanding General 4th Air Depot [Philippines]
1947-10-01 1949-06-21 Chief of Staff, 5th Air Force [Japan]
1949-08-04 1949-11-14 Deputy Commanding General for Material, Continental Air Command
1949-11-15 1951-02-28 Vice Commanding General Eastern Air Defense Force
1951-03-01 1956-02-XX Commanding General Central Air Defense Force
1953-02-26 1956-02-01 Commanding General Alaskan Air Command
1956-02-01 1959-01-31 Commanding General Middletown Air Material Area, Pennsylvania
1959-01-31 Retired
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