The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Frank Otto Bowman

Bowman, Frank Otto


* 27th of July 1896

† 13th of March 1978

(Regular Army)


1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-12-11 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-02-22 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-07-01 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1941-07-XX 1942-01-XX Division Engineer, 4th Infantry Division
1942-01-01 1942-08-XX Corps Engineer, II Corps [United Kingdom]
1942-08-28 1942-12-06 Chief Engineer, Allied Force Headquarters [United Kingdom - North Africa]
1943-01-05 1943-04-13 Army Engineer, 5th Army [North Africa]
1943-04-14 1943-08-09 Chief Engineer, Services of Supply [North Africa]
1943-08-10 1945-08-17 Army Engineer, 5th Army [Italy]
1945-09-XX 1946-02-XX Chief Engineer, Yokohama Base Section [Japan]
1946-03-XX 1946-06-XX Commanding Officer Ground Forces Ryukyus Islands
1946-08-01 1947-09-01 G-4, Army Ground Forces
1947-09-02 1949-10-18 Commanding Officer Columbus General Department
1949-10-19 1953-01-XX Deputy Commander Engineer Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
1949-10-19 1953-01-XX Chief of Staff, Engineer Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
1951-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Engineer, US Army Forces Far East
1955-04-XX 1956-06-XX Commanding General US Army Training Center, Fort Lenard Wood, Missouri
1956-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From "The Corps of Engineers : the war against Germany" by Alfred M. Beck, 1985