The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Milton Gross

Gross, William Milton


* 29th of August 1908

† 3rd of February 1972



1942-01-23 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-11-16 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-01-21 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-01-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General
1948-04-02 Colonel (United States Air Force)


1942-03-10 1942-04-14 Acting Staff Officer for Material & Logistics (G-4), 8th Air Force Staging Area
1942-04-16 1943-04-27 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations & Training (A-3), 8th Air Force Service Command [United Kingdom]
1943-04-28 1943-06-15 Executive Officer, 101st Provisional Combat Wing [United Kingdom]
1943-06-16 1943-09-16 Commanding Officer 101st Provisional Combat Wing [United Kingdom]
1943-09-17 1945-08-XX Commanding Officer 1st Combat Bombardment Wing [United Kingdom]
1945-09-01 1945-10-XX Commanding General 1st Bombardment Wing
1945-10-24 1946-06-XX Chief of Staff, 9th Troop Carrier Command
1946-07-01 1946-12-31 Chief of Staff, 3rd Air Force
1947-01-01 1947-06-30 Chief of Staff, Tactical Air Command
1947-08-XX 1948-06-XX Attending the Air War College
1948-06-XX 1950-06-19 Deputy of Requirements, Tactical Air Command
1950-06-20 1951-01-24 Deputy for Operations, Tactical Air Command
1951-01-25 1951-05-31 Assistant Deputy for Operations, Tactical Air Command
1951-07-17 Commandant of the US Air Force Air-Ground Operations School
1957-06-XX Deputy Commanding General 12th Air Force [Germany]
1957-06-XX 1960-03-XX Chief of Staff, Tactical Air Command
1960-03-XX 1963-08-XX Chief of the Military Assistance Advisory Group to Denmark
1963-08-26 1964-07-31 Director of Transportation, Air Force Logistics Command
1964-07-31 Retired
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