The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General John Francis Curry

Curry, John Francis


* 22nd of April 1886

† 4th of March 1973



1932-02-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-03-04 Colonel (Termporary)
1935-06-30 Termination of rank Colonel (Temporary)
1936-06-16 Colonel (Temporary)
1936-12-23 Colonel
1940-10-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1940-10-27 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-10-31 Major-General (Retired)


1931-08-XX 1935-07-XX Commandant of the Air Corps Tactical School
1935-09-XX 1936-06-XX Attending the Army War College
1936-07-01 1938-03-22 Attached to the War Department General Staff
1938-04-XX 1940-11-XX Commanding Officer Hamilton Field, California
1940-10-28 1940-11-27 Commanding General ? Wing
1940-12-18 1941-08-01 Commanding General of the Northwest Air District
1941-04-09 1941-08-01 Commanding General 2nd Air Force
1941-08-XX 1941-12-XX Commanding General Rocky Mountain Technical Training Command
1941-12-XX 1942-03-XX Head of the Civil Air Patrol
1942-04-XX 1943-08-31 Commanding General 4th District, US Army Air Forces Technical Training Command
1943-08-31 1944-07-XX Commanding General US Army Air Forces Western Technical Training Command
1944-07-XX 1945-03-XX President of the Evaluation Board, US Army Air Forces Mediterranean Theater of Operations
1945-10-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon