The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Hugo Peoples Rush

Rush, Hugo Peoples


* 13th of September 1900

† 1st of February 1979



1941-07-22 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)(Air Corps)
1943-07-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-04-17 Colonel
1944-09-12 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1950-01-10 Major-General (Air Force of the United States)


1939-12-26 1941-03-03 Commanding Officer 6th Bombardment Squadron
1941-05-XX 1942-07-XX Commanding Officer 44th Bombardment Group
1942-07-XX 1942-12-XX Commanding Officer 98th Bombardment Group
1942-12-XX 1943-04-01 Chief of Staff, 9th Bomber Command
1943-04-02 1943-10-01 Chief of Staff, 31st Bomber Command
1943-09-28 1943-10-06 Commanding Officer II Bomber Command
1943-10-02 1943-12-31 Commanding Officer 15th Bombardment Operational Training Wing
1944-03-05 1945-09-07 Commanding Officer 47th Bombardment Wing
1945-09-07 1945-10-XX Commanding General 17th Bombardment Operational Training Wing
1945-11-02 1946-02-XX Commanding General 8th Bomber Command
1946-02-XX 1947-02-XX Commanding General Keesler Field, Mississippi
1947-02-XX 1947-04-XX Attached to Far East Air Forces [Japan]
1947-05-01 1948-12-31 Commanding General 301st Fighter Wing [Okinawa]
1948-08-18 24.03.49: Commanding General 51st Fighter Wing [Okinawa]
1949-05-XX 1949-12-XX Vice Commanding General 4th Air Force
1949-12-XX 1951-XX-XX Commanding General Western Air Defense Command
1951-08-XX Retired
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