The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Idwal Hubert Edwards

Edwards, Idwal Hubert

Lieutenant-General

* 5th of April 1895

† 25th of November 1981

(USAAF/USAF)

Service

1937-09-XX 1938-06-XX Attending the Army War College
1938-08-01 1940-06-30 Attached to the Operations & Training Division, War Department General Staff
1940-07-01 1940-12-11 Officer in Charge of the Operations Section, Miscellaneous Branch, Operations & Training Division (G-3), War Department General Staff
1940-12-17 1942-03-03 Commandant of the Air Corps Basic Flying School
1940-12-17 1942-03-03 Commanding Officer Randolph Field, Texas
1942-04-23 1942-05-15 Executive Officer, Operations & Training Division, War Department General Staff
1942-05-16 1943-04-15 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations & Training G-3, War Department General Staff
1943-05-15 1943-11-22 Chief of Staff, European Theater of Operations US Army
1943-07-01 1943-11-22 Deputy Commanding General European Theater of Operations US Army
1943-11-23 1943-12-XX Deputy Commanding General 8th Air Force [United Kingdom]
1944-01-01 1945-02-XX Deputy Commanding General Mediterranean Theater of Operations US Army
1945-02-14 1946-02-12 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations & Training (G-3), War Department General Staff
1946-03-02 1947-08-14 Commanding General US Air Forces in Europe
1947-08-XX 1948-04-28 Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel & Administration, Headquarters US Air Force
1948-04-29 1950-02-28 Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters US Air Force
1950-03-01 1950-10-09 Acting Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters US Air Force
1950-10-10 1951-07-XX Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters US Air Force
1951-07-28 1953-02-28 Commanding General of the Air University
1953-02-23 Retired
1954-02-03 1954-03-09 Recalled to active duty; President of a Special Officers Board, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
1954-03-09 Reverted to retired status
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon