The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General James Frederick Phillips

Phillips, James Frederick


* 25th of February 1900

† 5th of February 1973



1941-11-01 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1943-01-09 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-01-20 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-01-05 Lieutenant-Colonel


1940-07-XX 1942-07-XX Assistant Project Officer, Experimental Engineering Section, Wright Field
1940-12-XX 1944-05-XX Assistant Chief of Engineering Section, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps 00.05.44-00.07.44: Liaison Officer with the National Defense Research Committee
1944-07-XX 1945-01-XX Chief of Material Division, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Material & Supply, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1945-08-XX 1946-10-XX Assistant Commanding General Far Eastern Air Service Command
1945-08-XX 1946-10-XX Commanding General Philippine Air Material Area
1946-10-XX 1947-03-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Material, Pacific Air Command
1947-03-XX 1947-12-XX Assistant Chief of Procurement Group, General Staff US Army
1947-12-XX 1951-08-XX Air Force Secretary of the Research & Development Board, Office of the Secretary of Defense
1951-08-XX Commanding General Air Force Cambridge Research Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1953-03-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Greater Boston civil defense manual" by Boston, Mass. Civil Defense Dept., 1952"