The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General James Harold Doolittle

Doolittle, James Harold


* 14th of December 1896

† 27th of September 1993


Nickname: Jimmy


1944-03-16 Lieutenant-General (Confirmed US Senate)


1940-07-01 1940-11-15 Assistant District Supervisor, Central Air Corps Procurement District, Indianapolis, Indiana
1940-09-07 1940-10-13 Member of Special Air Corps Mission to United Kingdom
1940-11-16 1942-01-08 Assistant District Supervisor, Central Air Corps Procurement District, Detroit, Michigan
1942-06-XX 1942-08-01 Commanding Officer 4th Bombardment Wing
1942-09-23 1943-02-26 Commanding General 12th Air Force [United Kingdom - North Africa]
1943-02-18 1943-12-10 Commanding General Northwest African Strategic Air Force
1943-02-26 1943-11-01 Commanding General 12th Bomber Command [North Africa]
1943-11-01 1944-03-01 Commanding General 15th Air Force [North Africa - Italy]
1943-12-10 1944-03-01 Commanding General Mediterranean Strategic Air Force
1944-01-06 1945-05-10 Commanding General 8th Air Force [United Kingdom]
1945-07-19 1945-09-12 Commanding General 8th Force [Okinawa]
1946-01-24 1947-XX-XX President of the Air Force Association
1946-05-10 Released from Active Duty
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon