The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Claire Lee Chennault

Chennault, Claire Lee


* 6th of September 1893

† 27th of July 1958



1942-04-10 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-04-22 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-03-14 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1943-06-29 Major-General (Retired)


1937-04-30 Retired
1937-05-XX 1942-04-06 Advisor to the Chinese Air Force
1941-08-01 1942-07-04 Commanding Officer American Volunteer Group
1942-04-07 Recalled
1942-07-04 1943-03-10 Commanding General China Air Task Force
1943-03-10 1945-08-01 Commanding General 14th Air Force [China]
1944-10-24 1944-10-31 Commanding General US Forces China Theater
1945-10-31 Retired
1946-10-XX 1950-XX-XX President of the Chinese National Relief & Rehabilitation Administration Air Transport
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon