The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Earl Walter Barnes

Barnes, Earl Walter


* 23rd of August 1902

† 23rd of May 1979



1941-12-01 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1942-06-12 Major
1943-07-23 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-01-21 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-02-18 Brigadier-General (Confirmed US Senate)(Dated back to 1944-01-21)
1948-02-18 Major-General (Air Force of the United States)(Confirmed US Senate)(Dated back to 1947-10-17)
1950-01-26 Major-General (Confirmed US Senate)(Dated back to 1944-06-03)
1956-06-20 Lieutenant-General (Air Force of the United States)
1957-08-05 Lieutenant-General (Confirmed US Senate)


1941-06-01 1942-06-30 Commanding Officer 53rd 53d Fighter Group [Panama]
1942-07-01 1942-11-16 Executive Officer, VI Fighter Command [Panama]
1942-11-XX 1943-07-27 Assistant Commandant of the Air Defense Department, US Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics
1943-08-16 1944-01-20 Deputy Commanding Officer XIII Fighter Command [Guadalcanal]
1944-01-21 1945-10-04 Commanding General XIII Fighter Command [Guadalcanal - New Guinea - Philippines]
1945-10-05 1945-12-15 Commanding General 13th Air Force [Philippines]
1946-01-16 1949-03-15 Commandant of the Air Command & Staff School, Air University
1949-03-16 1953-04-XX Air Force Representative to Weapons Systems Evaluation Group, Office of the Secretary of Defense
1949-03-16 1953-04-XX Senior Air Force Member of the Military Studies & Evaluation Division, Weapons Systems Evaluation Group, Office of the Secretary of Defense
1953-04-XX 1956-02-XX Deputy Commander Tactical Air Command
1956-02-27 1957-09-01 Chief of Staff, Far East Command
1956-06-20 1957-09-01 Chief of Staff, United Nations Command, Tokyo, Japan
1957-09-30 Retired
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