The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Joseph Theodore Morris

Morris, Joseph Theodore


* 17th of April 1894

† 21st of May 1980



1941-03-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-01-05 Colobel (Temporary)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-09-04 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-09-04 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-11-30 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1940-03-30 1941-12-14 Officer in Charge of Special Projects, Field Service Section, Air Corps Material Division
1941-12-15 1942-12-31 Assistant Chief of Staff for Plans & Special Projects, Air Service Command
1943-01-01 1943-06-30 Assistant Chief of Maintenance Division, Air Service Command
1943-07-16 1943-12-16 Commanding Officer 8th Air Force Air Depot Area [United Kingdom]
1943-12-17 1944-02-10 Deputy Commanding General 8th Air Force Service Command [United Kingdom]
1944-02-11 1944-12-11 Director of Maintenance, Air Service Command, US Strategic Air Forces in Europe
1944-12-15 1945-02-21 Director of Maintenance, Air Technical Service Command Europe
1945-02-24 1945-05-20 Commanding General 12th Air Force Service Command [Italy]
1945-07-19 1945-12-14 Commanding General Wright Field, Ohio
1945-07-19 1945-12-14 Commanding General 4000th Army Air Forces Base Unit
1945-12-15 1947-12-08 Commanding Officer Army Air Forces Technical Base, Dayton, Ohio
1947-12-09 1948-01-12 Commanding Officer Air Force Technical Base, Dayton, Ohio
1948-01-13 1952-03-31 Commanding Officer Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
1952-04-10 1952-06-27 Commanding General Spokane Air Depot
1952-06-28 1952-10-28 Member of the United Nations Truce Team, Korea
1952-10-28 1953-07-31 Commanding General Spokane Air Depot
1953-07-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon