The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Julian Merritt Chappell

Chappell, Julian Merritt


* 6th of September 1909

† 26th of May 1993



1943-01-05 Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1943-07-06 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-08-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-11-21 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-01-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General
1948-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel (United States Air Force)


1942-04-08 1942-06-21 Commanding Officer 89th Transport Group
1942-06-21 1943-04-04 Commanding Officer 89th Troop Carrier Group
1942-11-02 1942-11-20 Acting Commanding Officer 50th Troop Carrier Wing
1943-04-04 1946-07-31 Commanding Officer 50th Troop Carrier Wing
1946-08-08 1947-06-XX Attending the Air War College
1947-07-XX 1949-07-21 Academic Director of the Air War College
1949-08-26 1950-06-26 Attending the National War College
1950-07-XX 1951-06-30 Chief of the Congressional Division, Senate Liaison Office, Headquarters US Air Force
1951-07-01 1953-06-15 Member of the Senior War Plans Team, Joint Strategic Plans Group, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
1953-06-16 1954-08-XX Assistant Director of the Joint Strategic Plans Group, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
1954-08-XX 1955-01-XX Assistant Deputy for Operations, Far East Air Forces [Japan]
1955-01-XX 1955-07-24 Chief of Staff, 7th Air Force
1955-07-25 1957-07-01 Commanding General 7th Air Force
1957-07-02 1959-11-30 Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Continental Air Command
1959-12-01 1961-07-XX Commander of the Air Reserve Records Center
1961-07-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon