The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General George Clement McDonald

McDonald, George Clement


* 27th of April 1892

† 24th of April 1969



1940-12-30 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-02-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-12 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-01-05 Colonel (Temporary)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-02-22 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-07-05 Major-General (Army of the United States)


1938-07-XX 1939-02-XX Plans, Operations & Intelligence Officer, 2nd Wing
1939-04-XX 1940-10-XX Assistant Military Attaché to United Kingdom
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Attached to the Office of the Chief of the Air Corps
1941-07-XX 1941-10-XX Assistant to the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1941-10-XX 1942-01-XX Member of the Military Mission, Office of the Coordinatory of Information
1942-01-XX 1942-03-XX Member of the Military Mission, Board of Analysts, Office of the Coordinator of Information
1942-03-XX 1942-09-XX Attached to the War Department General Staff
1942-09-XX 1942-12-XX Intelligence Officer, 8th Air Force
1942-12-XX Intelligence Officer 12th Air Force
Intelligence Officer Northwest African Air Forces
1944-02-XX Intelligence Officer, Mediterranean Allied Air Forces
1944-02-XX 1945-05-XX Director of Intelligence, US Strategic Air Forces in Europe
1945-05-XX 1946-01-XX Director of Intelligence, US Army Air Forces in Europe
1946-01-XX 1947-10-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1947-10-XX 1948-06-XX Director of Intelligence, Headquarters US Air Force
1948-06-XX 1950-06-XX Chief of the Air Section, US Military Commission in Brazil
1950-06-XX 1950-07-XX Attached to Headquarters US Air Force
1950-07-XX 1950-10-XX Attached to Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personne, Headquarters US Air Force
1950-10-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon