The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Lotha August Smith

Smith, Lotha August


* 8th of January 1894

† 11th of April 1970



1940-03-01 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1940-11-29 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-07-15 Colonel (Temporary)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-01-08 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-11-30 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1940-02-12 1940-09-01 Commanding Officer 28th Composite Group
1940-XX-XX Commanding Officer Air Provisional Group Alaska
1941-XX-XX Acting Chief of Staff for Oprations, 4th Air District
1941-04-XX 1941-12-05 Commanding Officer Hammer Field, Fresno, California
1941-12-05 1943-03-XX Commanding Officer Hamilton Field
1943-04-XX 1943-12-26 Commanding Officer Canton Island Task Force [Pacific]
1943-12-23 1944-01-XX Commanding Officer Neukeufetau Air Task Force [Ellis Islands]
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Field Inspector, 7th Air force
1944-02-XX 1944-12-XX Assistant Chief of Staff for Plans, 7th Air Force
Commanding General 318th Wing
Commanding General 319th Wing
1948-10-01 1949-XX-XX Commanding Officer Benjamin Harrison Air Force Base
1950-06-XX Retired