The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Clayton Lawrence Bissell

Bissell, Clayton Lawrence


* 29th of July 1896

† 1st of January 1973



1940-11-16 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-10-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-01-05 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-04-21 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-03-13 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-02-19 Brigadier-General (United States Air Force)(Dated back to 1945.01.23)


1939-07-XX 1942-01-XX Attached to War Plans Division, War Department General Staff
1942-01-XX 1942-08-XX Air Officer, US Army Forces in China
1942-08-XX 1942-12-XX Commanding General US Army Air Forces China-Burma-India Theater of Operations
1942-08-18 1943-08-19 Commanding General 10th Air Force [India]
1943-11-01 1944-01-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1944-02-06 1946-01-26 Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence (G-2), War Department General Staff
1944-02-06 1946-05-XX Army Member of the Joint Security Council
1944-02-06 1946-05-XX Army Member of the Joint Intelligence Committee
1944-02-06 1946-05-XX Army Member of the Combined Intelligence Committee
1944-02-06 1946-05-XX Chief of the War Department Historical Program
1946-03-21 1948-06-23 Military Air Attaché to Great Britain
1948-10-XX 1950-04-XX Attached to US Air Forces in Europe
1950-10-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon