The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Elmer Edward Adler

Adler, Elmer Edward


* 30th of January 1892

† 13th of August 1970



1941-03-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-11-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-11-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1945-01-01 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-31 Major-General (Retired)


1941-03-17 1941-05-13 Commanding Officer 39th Bombardment Group
1941-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Provisional Air Corps Maintenance Command
1941-11-XX 1942-XX-XX Chief of Air Section, US North African Mission
1941-11-XX 1942-XX-XX Chief Representative of the Commanding General, US Army Air Forces in Africa, Middle East & India
1942-XX-XX Commanding General Air Service Command, 10th Air Force
1942-06-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding General Air Service Command, 9th Air Force
1942-XX-XX Chief of American Section, Anglo-American Air Mission to Soviet Union
1943-01-XX 1944-10-XX Chief of the Personnel and Training Division, Air Service Command
1944-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Chief of Management Control, Air Transport Command
1946-03-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon