The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Spencer Ball Akin

Akin, Spencer Ball


* 13th of February 1889

† 6th of October 1973

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-08-21 Colonel
1941-12-18 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-11-03 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-04-30 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)
1947-07-01 Major-General (Chief Signal Officer)


1941-05-XX 1945-11-XX Chief Signal Officer, 3rd Army
1941-11-XX 1942-03-XX Chief Signal Officer, US Army Forces Far East
1942-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Chief Signal Officer, Southwest Pacific Area
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Chief Signal Officer US Army Forces Pacific
1947-04-01 1947-09-17 Chief Signal Officer, War Department
1947-09-18 1951-03-31 Chief Signal Officer, Department of the Army
1951-03-31 Retired
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