The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Edward Harrison Alexander

Alexander, Edward Harrison


* 4th of January 1902

† 14th of November 1978



1942-01-05 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1942-08-16 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-06-27 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-05-02 Major
1948-04-02 Colonel
1956-06-30 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1942-02-01 1942-03-31 Representative of Commanding General US Army Air Forces in India
1942-03-07 Assistant Air Officer, US Army Air Forces in China-Burma-India Theater
1942-12-15 Air Officer, US Army Air Forces in the China-Burma-India Theater
1942-12-16 1943-09-30 Commanding Officer India-China Wing, Air Transport Command
1943-10-01 1944-08-01 Commanding General Caribbean Wing, Air Transport Command
1944-08-02 1945-10-17 Commanding General Southwest Pacific Wing, Air Transport Command
1945-10-18 1946-01-04 Air Inspector, Air Transport Command
1946-01-05 1947-12-31 Chief of Training Division, Office of the Assistant Chief of the Air Staff for Operations & Training (A-3), Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1948-01-01 1949-05-12 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations & Training, Air Training Command
1949-05-13 1949-08-31 Deputy Commanding General Combined Airlift Task Force [Germany]
1949-05-13 1949-08-31 Chief of Staff, Combined Airlift Task Force [Germany]
1949-09-01 1949-09-30 Commanding General I Airlift Task Force [Germany]
1949-10-01 1951-01-22 Commanding General 61st Troop Carrier Wing [Germany]
1951-02-21 1952-09-XX Chief of US Air Force Group, Joint Military Mission to Turkey
1952-09-XX 1954-07-01 Deputy Commanding General 18th Air Force
1952-09-XX 1954-07-01 Chief of Staff, 18th Air Force
1954-07-01 1954-10-16 Deputy Commanding General 18th Air Force
1954-10-16 1954-12-01 Acting Commanding General 18th Air Force
1954-12-01 1956-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General 18th Air Force
1956-06-30 Retired
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