The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Oliver Patton Echols

Echols, Oliver Patton

Major-General

* 4th of March 1892

† 15th of May 1954

(USAAF)

Service

1934-07-XX 1938-06-XX Chief Engineer, Air Corps Material Division
1938-09-XX 1939-06-XX Attending the Army War College
1939-07-XX 1940-XX-XX Assistant Chief of the Air Corps Material Division
1940-XX-XX Officer in Charge of Research, Procurement, Supply & Maintenance, Air Corps Material Division, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps
1940-12-XX 1942-03-XX Chief of Air Corps Material Division, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps
1942-03-XX 1943-03-XX Commanding General Air Material Command
1943-03-XX 1944-07-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Material, Maintenance & Distribution, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1944-07-XX 1945-04-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Material & Services, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1944-11-XX 1945-04-XX Member of the Aircraft Production Board
1944-11-XX 1945-04-XX Member the Executive Committee of the War Production Board
1945-05-XX 1945-07-XX Chief of Internal Affairs, US Control Council for Germany
1945-07-XX 1946-04-XX Deputy Commanding General of the Office of US Military Government for Germany
1946-04-XX 1947-02-XX Chief of Civil Affairs Division, War Department Special Staff
1947-02-28 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon