The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Morris Robert Nelson

Nelson, Morris Robert

Major-General

* 20th of January 1901

† 9th of February 1985

(USAAF/USAF)

Service

1939-07-XX 1941-01-XX Plans & Intelligence Officer, 30th Pursuit Group
1941-01-XX 1941-06-XX Executive Officer, Hamilton Field
1941-06-XX 1942-02-XX Operations Officer, 4th Interceptor Command
1942-02-XX 1942-06-XX Director of Tactics & Techniques, Figther School
1942-07-XX 1942-10-XX President of the Air Defence Board
1943-04-XX 1943-07-XX Chairman of the Air Defence Board
1943-07-XX 1943-12-XX Attached to the 1st Figther Command
1943-12-02 1943-12-27 Commanding Officer Philidelphia Figther Wing
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 305th Figther Wing
1946-08-XX 1947-12-29 Commanding Officer 6th Figther Wing
1948-01-XX 1949-08-XX Special Assistant to the Chief of the Special Weapons Group, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Materiel, Headquarters US Air Force
1949-08-XX 1951-01-XX Chief of the Special Weapons Group, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Materiel, Headquarters US Air Force
1951-01-XX 1952-05-XX Director of Requirements, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Development, Headquarters US Air Force
1952-05-XX 1956-01-02 Commanding General Eastern Air Defense Force, Air Defense Command
1956-01-03 1956-06-30 Vice Commanding General Continental Air Command
1957-07-01 Chief of Air Section, US Military Assistance Advisory Group to Brazil
1959-10-XX Retired