The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Millard Fillmore Jr. Harmon

Harmon, Millard Fillmore Jr.


* 19th of January 1888

† 26th of February 1945


Nickname: Miff


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-04-01 Colonel (Temporary)
1940-10-01 Brigadier-General
1941-07-11 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1942-05-01 Lieutenant-General (Army of the United States)


1932-10-31 1936-10-XX Commanding Officer 20th Pursuit Group
1936-10-XX 1938-03-XX Commanding Officer 5th Composite Group
1938-03-XX 1938-09-XX Commanding Officer 5th Bombardment Group
1938-09-19 1938-11-21 Assistant Commandant of the Air Corps Tactical School
1938-11-22 1939-03-31 Acting Commandant of the Air Corps Tactical School
1939-04-01 1940-07-01 Assistant Commandant of the Air Corps Tactical School
1940-07-15 1940-08-02 Executive Officer, Gulf Coast Air Corps Training Center
1940-08-03 1940-10-24 Commanding Officer Gulf Coast Air Corps Training Center
1940-10-25 1940-11-07 Attached to the 7th Pursuit Wing
1940-11-22 1941-01-15 Commanding General Hamilton Field, Californian
1940-11-25 1940-12-20 Acting Commanding General 1st Wing
1941-01-16 1941-XX-XX Commanding General 10th Pursuit Wing
1941-02-XX 1941-04-XX Acting Assistant Chief of the Air Corps for duty as Military Observer in England
1941-06-17 1941-07-18 Commanding General IV Interceptor Command
1941-08-05 1941-12-17 Commanding General 2nd Air Force
1941-08-21 1941-10-04 Commanding General 2nd Air Task Force
1941-12-17 1942-01-26 Acting Commanding General of the Air Force Combat Command
1942-01-27 1942-07-06 Chief of the Air Staff, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1942-07-27 1944-07-08 Commanding General US Army Forces in the South Pacific Area
1944-08-01 1945-02-26 Commanding General US Army Air Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas
1944-08-01 1945-02-26 Deputy Commanding General for Administration & Logistics, 20th Air Force
1945-02-26 Killed in an aircrash
1945-03-17 Search abandoned
1946-02-27 Declared dead
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon