The Generals of WWII

Generals from USA Flag for USA
Portrait of Major-General Paul Bernard Wurtsmith

Wurtsmith, Paul Bernard


* 9th of August 1906

† 13th of September 1946



1939-09-XX 1940-07-XX Commanding Officer 17th Pursuit Squadron
1940-07-XX 1941-01-01 Commanding Officer 41st Pursuit Squadron
1941-01-XX 1941-12-XX Attached to 50th Pursuit Group
1941-12-11 1942-11-XX Commanding Officer 49th Pursuit Group [Australia]
1942-11-11 1945-02-XX Commanding Officer 5th Fighter Command [Australia - New Guinea - Philippines]
1945-02-19 1946-07-04 Commanding General 13th Air Force [Philippines]
1946-08-XX 1946-09-13 Attached to Strategic Air Command
1946-09-13 Died in a plane crash
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley