The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Joseph Vincent DePaul Dillon

Dillon, Joseph Vincent DePaul


* 4th of January 1899

† 1st of August 1971



1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-03-17 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-07-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1946-03-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-04-02 Colonel (United States Air Force)
1948-04-09 Brigadier-General (Air Force of the United States)
1951-07-23 Major-General (Air Force of the United States)
1952-07-29 Major-General (United States Air Force)


1941-08-01 1942-05-21 Chief of the Military Police Division, Office of the Provost Marshal General
1942-05-22 1942-12-20 Deputy Provost Marshal General
1942-12-18 1943-05-18 Commandant of the Provost Marshal's Training Center
1943-05-23 1944-03-15 Provost Marshal General, US North African Theater of Operations
1944-03-16 1944-06-30 Provost Marshal General, Services of Supply, North African Theater
1944-07-01 1945-05-31 Provost Marshal General, Southern Line of Communications, Headquarters Communications Zone, Mediterranean Theater of Operations US Army
1944-11-20 1945-05-31 Deputy Provost Marshal, Mediterranean Theater of Operations US Army
1945-07-01 1946-04-05 Provost Marshal, US Forces European Theater
1946-02-20 1953-07-31 Air Provost Marshal, US Army Air Forces (later US Air Force)
1947-04-02 Transferred to the Army Air Forces
1953-07-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, December 1972" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.