The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Eugene Farthing

Farthing, William Eugene


* 7th of August 1892

† 12th of March 1964



1936-08-26 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1940-08-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-12-20 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-12-30 Colonel
1942-04-19 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1949-09-09 Major-General (Army of the United States)


1937-07-XX 1940-08-XX Assistant Chief of Plans Section, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps
1940-09-XX Commanding Officer 5th Bombardment Group [Hawaii]
1941-10-27 1941-12-25 Commanding Officer Hickham Field [Hawaii]
1941-12-XX 1942-10-XX Commanding Officer 7th Air Force Base Command
1942-10-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding General New York Air Service Port Area Command
1943-XX-XX 1945-07-XX Commanding General Atlantic Overseas Air Technical Service Command
1945-01-XX 1946-05-20 Commanding General Pacific Overseas Technical Service Command
1952-08-XX Retired