The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General John Bernard Brooks

Brooks, John Bernard


* 8th of June 1891

† 31st of December 1975



1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-01-01 Colonel (Temporary)
1940-10-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1943-03-11 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-09-30 Major-General (Retired)


1930-XX-XX 1933-XX-XX Commanding Officer Clark Field [Philippines]
1933-08-18 1937-08-17 Attached to War Department General Staff
1937-08-XX 1940-10-XX Commanding Officer Air Corps Primary Flying School
1940-12-18 1941-07-31 Commanding General 4th Bombardment Wing
1941-09-29 1942-06-15 Commanding General 2nd Bomber Command
1941-12-19 1942-01-28 Commanding General 2nd Air Force
1942-03-15 1942-06-15 Command Inspector, 2nd Air Force
1942-06-15 1942-11-28 Commanding General 2nd Ground Air Support Command
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding General Newfoundland Base Command
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Member of the Combined Joint Chiefs of Staff
1945-06-22 1945-12-18 Commanding General 11th Air Force
1945-12-18 1945-12-20 Commanding General Alaskan Air Command
1946-09-30 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon