The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General James Henry Burns

Burns, James Henry


* 13th of September 1885

† 27th of November 1972

(Regular Army)


1931-11-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-10-01 Colonel
1940-10-01 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1944-12-31 Major-General (Retired)


1931-06-23 1932-08-17 Chief of Artillery Division, Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1932-10-15 1935-03-23 Department Ordnance Officer, Philippine Department
1935-05-18 1936-05-20 Chief of Budget Section, Budget & Legislative Planning Board, Office of the Chief of Staff, War Department General Staff
1936-05-21 1941-06-30 Executive Officer, Office of the Assistant Secretary of War
1941-10-28 Deputy Administration of Office of Lend-Lease
1943-11-20 Administration Officer of Emergency Mangement, Executive Office of the President
1944-12-31 Retired
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