The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General John Edwin Upston

Upston, John Edwin


* 9th of September 1890

† 18th of August 1952



1940-12-30 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-04-18 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-11-04 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-01-05 Colonel (Temporary)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-12-04 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1942-03-09 1942-12-16 Chief of African-Middle East Section, Theater (Operations) Group, Operations Division, War Department General Staff
1942-12-16 1944-02-27 Deputy Chief of Theater (Operations) Group for Air, Operations Division, War Department General Staff
1944-XX-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations, 20th Bomber Command
1944-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 20th Bomber Command
1945-03-14 1945-09-30 Commanding Officer 72nd Fighter Wing
1948-01-20 1950-09-XX Commanding General 4th Air force
1950-09-XX Retired
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