The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Benjamin Franklin Giles

Giles, Benjamin Franklin


* 13th of September 1892

† 30th of November 1974



1939-06-05 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1940-08-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-03-15 Colonel (Temporary)
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the Unired States)
1942-08-03 Brigadier-General (Army of the Unired States)
1944-05-28 Major-General (Army of the Unired States)
1946-08-31 Major-General (Retired)


1941-11-26 1942-06-XX Commanding Officer Greenland Base Command
1942-06-08 1943-10-04 Commanding Officer North Atlantic Division, Air Transport Command
1942-08-19 1943-10-04 Commanding General Presque Isle Army Air Field, Maine
1943-10-16 1944-02-25 Commanding General 9th Troop Carrier Command [United Kingdom]
1944-03-10 1945-03-01 Commanding General US Army Forces in the Middle East
1945-03-01 1946-02-15 Commanding General US Army Forces Africa-Middle East Theater
1946-08-31 Retired
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