The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Barton Kyle Yount

Yount, Barton Kyle


* 18th of January 1884

† 11th of July 1949



1931-02-28 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-04-01 Colonel promotion: 12.09.1936 Brigadier-General (Temporary)
1938-07-17 Brigadier-General
1940-10-02 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1943-09-13 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-30 Lieutenant-General (Retired)


1930-07-XX 1932-07-XX Commanding Officer Rockwell Air Depot, California
1932-07-XX 1934-07-XX Commanding Officer Bolling Field, District of Columbia
1934-07-XX 1934-08-XX Member of Board of Officers, Air Corps Technical School
1934-09-XX 1935-07-XX Attending the Army Industrial College
1935-09-XX 1936-07-XX Attending the Army War College
1936-09-XX 1938-06-XX Commanding Officer 18th Composite Wing Hawaii
1938-07-17 1940-10-02 Assistant Chief of the Air Corps
1938-08-04 1939-01-25 Commanding General Air Corps Training Center, Randolph Field, Texas
1939-02-XX 1940-10-02 Chief of the Training & Operations Division, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps
1940-10-XX 1940-11-XX Commanding General Panama Canal Department Air Force
1940-12-18 1941-04-09 Commanding General Southeast Air District
1941-04-09 1941-07-29 Commanding General 3rd Air Force
1941-07-XX 1942-01-15 Commanding General West Coast Air Corps Training Center, Moffett Field, California
1942-01-28 1943-07-06 Commanding General US Army Air Forces Flying Training Command
1943-07-07 1945-09-26 Commanding General US Army Air Forces Training Command
1946-06-30 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon