The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Byron Elihu Gates

Gates, Byron Elihu


* 6th of May 1895

† 18th of April 1970



1941-03-21 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1942-11-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-06-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1939-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Instructor at the Air Corps Tactical School
1940-07-XX Attached to Plans Division, Office of the Chief of Air Corps
1942-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Director of Management Control, Office of the Chief of Air Corps
1943-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Member of US Army Air Forces Personnel Matters Board
1945-XX-XX 1947-XX-XX Senior Air Force Member of US Military Mission to Brazil
1945-07-XX 1947-03-XX Deputy Commanding General US Army Forces South Atlantic
1947-03-XX 1949-10-01 Deputy Commanding General Flying Division, Air Training Command
1947-03-XX 1949-10-01 Chief of Staff, Flying Division, Air Training Command
1949-10-01 1955-05-31 Commanding General Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois
1949-10-01 1955-05-31 Commanding General 3345th Technical Training Wing, Air Training Command
1955-05-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon