The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Howard Calhoun Davidson

Davidson, Howard Calhoun


* 15th of September 1890

† 7th of November 1984



1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-08-01 Colonel (Temporary)
1941-04-07 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1944-01-13 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-30 Major-General (Retired)


1935-08-08 1936-09-09 Commanding Officer 19th Bombardment Group
1935-08-XX 1935-10-XX Commanding Officer Rockwell Field, California
1936-09-09 1939-09-05 Chief Training and Operations Division, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps, Washington, D.C.
1939-09-05 1940-06-25 Attending the Army War College
1940-07-XX 1941-04-06 Commanding Officer Hickam Field [Hawaii]
1940-10-XX 1941-04-XX Commanding Officer 18th Bombardment Wing [Hawaii]
1941-05-07 1942-01-23 Commanding General 14th Pursuit Wing [Hawaii]
1942-02-02 1942-10-15 Commanding General 14th Figther Command [Hawaii]
1942-06-07 1942-06-19 Commanding General 7th Air Force [Hawaii]
1943-01-01 1943-04-15 Commanding General Training Command
1943-05-01 1943-06-30 Member of Special Mission to China
1943-08-01 1945-08-20 Commanding General 10th Air Force [India]
1943-12-15 1945-05-31 Commanding General Strategic Air Force, Eastern Air Command
1946-06-30 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon