The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Caleb Vance Haynes

Haynes, Caleb Vance


* 15th of March 1895

† 5th of April 1966



1941-03-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1942-01-05 Colonel (Temporary)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-04 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-09-05 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1933-09-01 1934-02-10 Commanding Officer 37th Pursuit Squadron
1934-02-11 1934-07-12 Commanding Officer 2nd Station, Eastern Zone, Air Corps Mail Operations
1934-07-13 1935-01-04 Commanding Officer 37th Pursuit Squadron
1935-01-XX 1935-03-XX Special training in air navigation and instrument flying, Rockwell Field, California
1935-03-06 1935-08-26 Commanding Officer 37th Attack Squadron
1935-09-03 1936-06-XX Attending the Command & General Staff School
1936-06-20 1940-01-04 Commanding Officer 49th Bombardment Squadron
1940-02-10 1940-10-23 Commanding Officer 41st Reconnaissance Squadron
1940-10-24 1940-12-12 Acting Aide-de-camp to Brigadier-General Follett Bradley
1941-01-07 1941-12-XX Training Advisor to the 13th Composite Wing [Puerto Rico]
1941-01-07 1941-06-XX Commanding Officer 25th Bombardment Group [Puerto Rico]
1941-12-XX 1942-02-XX Commanding Officer Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico
1942-02-XX 1942-04-XX Organizer of Force Aguila of the Halverson Project (Halpro), Washington, D.C.
1942-04-XX 1942-06-XX Commanding Officer Assam-Burma-China Ferry Command
1942-07-04 1942-10-02 Commanding Officer Bomber Command, China Air Task Force
1942-10-03 1943-06-11 Commanding General India Air Task Force
1943-06-12 1943-08-18 Commanding General Assam American Air Base Command
1943-09-16 1944-07-XX Commanding General 1st Bomber Command
1944-07-XX 1945-12-31 Commanding General 3rd Bomber Command
1945-12-XX 1946-01-XX Attached to Headquarters Atlantic Division of Air Transport Command
1946-01-20 1949-06-30 Commanding General Newfoundland Base Command, Atlantic Division, Air Transport Command
1949-08-12 1949-09-06 Inspector-General, Military Air Transport Service
1949-09-07 1951-01-XX Deputy Commanding General for Services, Military Air Transport Service
1951-01-XX 1953-01-01 Commanding General 3750th Technical Training Wing
1951-01-XX 1953-01-01 Commanding General Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
1953-01-01 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon