The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Ennis Clement Whitehead

Whitehead, Ennis Clement


* 3rd of September 1895

† 12th of October 1964



1940-12-03 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-04-18 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-10-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-01-05 Colonel (Temporary)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-06-16 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-03-15 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-06-05 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)
1946-07-18 Brigadier-General


1935-07-XX 1937-08-XX Inspector of General Headquarters Air Force
1937-09-XX 1938-06-XX Attending the Command & General Staff School
1938-06-XX 1938-09-XX Chief of Field Service Section, Supply Division, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps
1938-09-12 1940-XX-XX Staff officer, Intelligence Division, War Department General Staff
1940-XX-XX 1941-02-08 Chief of Aviation Section, Military Intelligence Division, War Department General Staff
1941-02-XX Commanding Officer Advanced Flying Training, Phoenix, Arizona
1942-07-XX 1944-06-15 Deputy Commanding General Air Force [New Guinea]
1943-01-05 1943-01-18 Commanding General 5th Bomber Command [New Guinea]
1944-06-15 1945-10-04 Commanding General 5th Air Force [New Guinea - Philippines - Okinawa - Japan]
1945-12-30 1947-01-01 Commanding General Pacific Air Command US Army
1947-01-01 1949-04-25 Commanding General Far East Air Forces [Japan]
1949-04-15 1950-12-14 Commanding General Continental Air Command
1951-01-08 1951-07-31 Commanding General Air Defense Command
1951-07-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon