The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Kenneth Newton Walker

Walker, Kenneth Newton


* 17th of July 1898

† 5th of January 1943



1925-10-XX 1927-05-XX Commanding Officer 11th Bombardment Squadron
1927-05-XX 1928-09-XX Operations Officer, 2nd Bombardment Group
1928-09-XX 1929-06-XX Attending the Air Corps Tactical School
1929-06-XX 1933-08-XX Instructor at Air Corps Tactical School
1933-09-04 1935-06-21 Attending the Command & General Staff School
1935-07-XX 1935-10-XX Engineering Officer, 11th Bombardment Squadron
1935-10-XX 1936-10-XX Intelligence & Operations Officer, 7th Bombardment Group
1936-10-XX 1938-02-XX Commanding Officer 9th Bombardment Squadron
1938-02-XX 1941-01-XX Commanding Officer 18th Pursuit Group [Hawaii]
1941-01-XX 1942-04-XX Assistant Chief of Plans Division, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps
1941-08-04 1941-08-12 Member of the Committee which formulated Air War Plans Division-1 (AWPD/1), Munitions Requirements of the Army Air Forces
1942-03-10 1942-07-01 Executive Officer, Theater (Operations) Group, Operations Division, War Department General Staff
1942-07-18 1942-09-05 Attached to Allied Air Forces Southwest Pacific
1942-09-05 1943-01-05 Commanding General 5th Bomber Command [Australia - New Guinea]
1943-01-05 Killed in Action
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon