The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Delos Carlton Emmons

Emmons, Delos Carlton


* 17th of January 1888

† 3rd of October 1965



1934-05-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-03-02 Colonel (Temporary)
1936-06-16 Brigadier-General (Temporary)
1938-07-01 Colonel
1939-03-01 Major-General (Temporary)
1940-10-25 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1941-05-31 Brigadier-General
1941-08-23 Major-General
1948-06-30 Lieutenant-General (Retired)


1932-09-06 1934-06-15 Attending the Command & General Staff School
1934-08-XX 1936-07-XX Commanding Officer 18th Composite Wing [Hawaii]
1934-08-XX 1936-07-XX Air Officer, Hawaiian Department
1936-07-17 1939-03-01 Commanding General 1st Wing
1939-03-01 1941-06-20 Commanding General General Headquarters Air Force
1941-06-20 1941-12-XX Commanding General Air Force Combat Command
1941-12-17 1943-06-01 Commanding General Hawaiian Department
1943-09-XX 1944-06-XX Commanding General Western Defense Command
1944-06-21 1946-06-30 Commanding General Alaskan Department
1946-08-13 1948-06-30 Commandant of Armed Forces Staff College
1948-06-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Historical and Pictorial Review March Field Air Base, 1941"