The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Truman Hempel Landon

Landon, Truman Hempel

General

* 11th of February 1905

† 27th of January 1986

(USAAF/USAF)

Promotions

1941-12-21 Lieutenant-Colonel (AUS) (Air Corps)
1942-01-05 Lieutenant-Colonel (AUS)
1942-05-09 Colonel (AUS) (Air Corps)
1943-02-15 Brigadier-General (AUS)
1945-06-09 Major-General (AUS)
1948-04-02 Lieutenant-Colonel (USAF)
1948-04-27 Major-General (AFUS)
1948-06-11 Brigadier-General (USAF)

Service

1940-04-04 1941-12-XX Commanding Officer 38th Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy)
1942-02-XX 1942-08-XX Assistant Chief of Staff, 7th Air Force
1942-08-XX 1942-12-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations & Training (A-3), 2nd Air Force
1943-01-XX 1944-12-10 Commanding Officer 7th Bomber Command
1944-02-16 1944-05-01 Commander of Task Group 57.2
1944-12-XX 1945-01-XX Attending the Army & Navy Staff College
1945-01-09 1946-06-30 Senior Air Instructor, Army & Navy Staff College
1946-07-01 1948-02-25 Deputy Commandant of the National War College
1948-02-25 1950-05-16 Air Force Member, Joint Strategic Survey Commission, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
1950-05-17 1950-06-15 Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters US Air Force
1950-06-16 1950-07-05 Director of Plans & Operations, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters US Air Force
1950-07-06 1951-02-XX Director of Plans, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters US Air Force
1951-03-01 1953-08-XX Deputy Commander in Chief US Air Forces in Europe
1951-03-01 1953-08-XX Chief of Staff US Air Forces in Europe
1953-08-XX 1954-04-XX Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters US Air Force
1954-04-XX 1956-06-XX Inspector General, Headquarters US Air Force
1956-06-20 1959-06-01 Commander of the Caribbean Air Command
1959-06-XX 1961-06-XX Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters US Air Force
1961-07-01 1963-07-31 Commander in Chief US Air Forces in Europe
1961-07-01 1963-07-31 Commander of the 4th Allied Tactical Air Force
1963-08-01 Retired
Picture source: http://www.af.mil/shared/media/bio/hi_res/landon_th.jpg