The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Maurice Milton Beach

Beach, Maurice Milton


* 1st of April 1903

† 17th of January 1987



1942-07-25 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1942-09-02 Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1943-07-06 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-08-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-04-02 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-07 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-07-05 Major (Dated back to 1945.04.01)
1948-04-02 Colonel
1949-01-31 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1940-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Duty at Wright Field, Ohio
1942-04-01 1942-07-31 Commanding Officer 10th Transport (later, Troop Carrier) Group, Patterson Field, Ohio; from 25.05.1942, General Billy Mitchell Field, Wisconsin
1942-08-22 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 53rd Troop Carrier Wing [United Kingdom - France]
1943-06-XX 1943-07-22 Commanding Officer 60th Troop Carrier Wing
1949-01-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Dan Hopkins