The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Jacob Earl Fickel

Fickel, Jacob Earl


* 31st of January 1883

† 7th of August 1953



1930-05-14 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-03-02 Colonel (Temporary)
1935-08-01 Colonel
1939-03-01 Brigadier-General (Temporary)
1939-12-01 Brigadier-General (Assistant to Chief of the Air Corps)
1940-10-01 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-08-31 Major-General (Retired)


1935-03-01 1936-06-03 Commandant of the Air Corps Advanced Flying School
1935-03-01 1936-06-03 Commanding Officer Kelly Field, Texas
1936-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Attached to 9th Corps Area
1938-XX-XX Director of Aircraft Production
1939-03-XX 1939-XX-XX Commanding General 1st Wing
1939-12-01 1940-XX-XX Assistant to the Chief of the Air Corps
1940-12-18 1941-04-09 Commanding General Southwest Air District
1941-04-09 1942-04-XX Commanding General 4th Air Force
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding General 3rd District, US Army Air Forces Technical Training Command
1943-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding General US Army Air Forces Eastern Technical Training Command
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Commanding General US Army Air Forces Western Technical Training Command
1946-08-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Historical and Pictorial Review March Field Air Base, 1941"