• 1943
  • By 1943 Coastal Command finally received the recognition it needed and its operations proved decisive in the victory over the U-boats. (wikipedia.org)
  • North Pacific Area (COMNORPAC): Formed in April 1942 as a subordinate command of Pacific Ocean Areas, commanded by Robert A. Theobald to January 1943, Thomas C. Kinkaid to October 1943, and Frank J. Fletcher through the end of the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • Commanded by Omar Bradley from October 1943 to August 1944. (wikipedia.org)
  • Landed at Salerno in September 1943 and remained in Italy through the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Battle of Dumpu was an action fought in September and October 1943 between Australian and Japanese forces in New Guinea during the Markham and Ramu Valley - Finisterre Range campaign of World War II. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the Battle of Kaiapit on 20 September 1943, in which the 2/6th Independent Company won a stunning victory against a numerically superior Japanese force, Ivan Dougherty's 21st Infantry Brigade of the 7th Division advanced from Kaiapit to Dumpu in the Ramu Valley. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the Battle of Kaiapit on 20 September 1943, the 2/6th Independent Company won a stunning victory against a numerically superior Japanese force. (wikipedia.org)
  • He led the artillery overseas during the Allied invasion of Sicily in July-August 1943, where he earned the first of two Distinguished Service Crosses. (wikipedia.org)
  • No. 115 Squadron RAF first started using RAF Witchford from 26 November 1943 with the Avro Lancaster II before changing to the Mk I and III Lancasters in March 1944 before moving to RAF Graveley on 10 September 1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • Activated on 16 January 1943 Disbanded on 13 October 1946 Army Air Forces Gulf Coast Training Center, 16 January 1943 Re-designated: Central Flying Training Command, 31 July 1943-13 October 1946. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regimental Headquarters became Headquarters and Headquarters Battery of the 333rd FA Group [2] on 12 February 1943. (wikipedia.org)
  • He served in various command posts during World War II: in 1943 he was appointed director of operations for the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces. (britannica.com)
  • During the latter half of 1942 and the entire year of 1943, the problems which faced Col. Bradley L. Coley, MC, as Consultant, in Surgery, Eighth Service Command, were related largely to the surgical care of more than one million troops who were undergoing training in the service command. (army.mil)
  • 1942
  • Pacific Ocean Areas (CINCPOA): Formed in April 1942 as primarily Navy command in the Pacific, consisting of Central Pacific Area, South Pacific Area, and North Pacific Area. (wikipedia.org)
  • South Pacific Area (COMSOPAC): Formed in April 1942 as a subordinate command of Pacific Ocean Areas, commanded by Robert L. Ghormley through October 1942, William Halsey, Jr. to June 1944, John H. Newton to March 1945, and Admiral William L. Calhoun to the end of the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunters 1939-1942 Cassel & Co. 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunted 1942-1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • He continued his war service as Air Officer Commanding British Forces in Iraq from June 1941, Air Officer Commanding No. 222 Group in Ceylon from March 1942 and Air Officer Commanding No. 2 Group in the UK from December 1942. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1 Col. Bradley L. Coley, MC, served as surgical consultant in the Eighth Service Command from the latter part of July 1942 to mid-March 1945, at which time he was succeeded by Col. Henry G. Hollenberg. (army.mil)
  • In the first 9 months of 1942, there was an estimated loss of nearly thirty thousand man-days due to prolonged hospitalization for pilonidal sinus in 20 of the larger hospitals in the Eighth Service Command. (army.mil)
  • army
  • This article is a tabular depiction of those generals who held command at the army group echelon or higher on the Western Front of World War II during 1944-1945, and is intended to serve as a reference that can be linked to by other World War II articles. (wikipedia.org)
  • First United States Army Group Sixth United States Army Group Twelfth United States Army Group Fifteenth Army Group First United States Army: Existed prior to the war, shipped to England in October 1943. (wikipedia.org)
  • Second United States Army: Remained in the United States through the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • Third United States Army: Existed prior to the war, shipped to England in January 1944. (wikipedia.org)
  • In December 1914, during World War I (although the United States was still neutral at this stage), he was commissioned as an officer, with the rank of second lieutenant in the Oklahoma Army National Guard after he attended the School of Musketry at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1937 source OK AG Report 1937, while pursuing a career in business, McLain, rose to the rank of brigadier general in the Oklahoma National Guard and attended the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. (wikipedia.org)
  • For his distinguished service in the war, he was appointed a brigadier general in the Regular Army. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yet since World War II, he argues, the quality of creative intelligence found in the upper echelons of the United States Army has declined precipitously. (theamericanconservative.com)
  • Acting Brigadier John Anderson Barstow MC (2 May 1893 - 3 January 1941) was a British Army officer, the brother of Major-General Arthur Edward Barstow and son of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Adam Anderson Barstow of the Seaforth Highlanders and Jane Cape Barstow. (wikipedia.org)
  • He joined the British Army and was commissioned as a second lieutenant into the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, transferred to the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) in May 1916, during World War I. He was awarded the Military Cross on 3 June 1916. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the beginning of World War II in Europe, he took part in the invasion of Poland as commander of Panzer Division Kempf, which was also known as the Panzerverband Ostpreußen (Panzer Group East Prussia) of the 3rd Army under Georg von Küchler. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stromberg's son served in World War II in the United States Army Air Corps in the China-Burma-India Theater (C-B-I) of Southeast Asia where he died in Assam, India. (wikipedia.org)
  • Field Marshal Sir William Birdwood (later created The 1st Baron Birdwood) was a British Army officer who commanded the First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) in World War I. As such, he was made a general in the AIF in 1917, and in the Australian Army in 1920. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 333rd Field Artillery Battalion was a racially segregated United States Army unit of African-American troops during World War II . (wikipedia.org)
  • After the war, the battalion was inactivated and reactivated during various Army reorganizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Re-enactors representing World Wars I and II and the Korean and Vietnam wars will take visitors through the 20th century, with the Virginia Army National Guard representing the present. (historyisfun.org)
  • Visitors also can learn about the "Donut Dollies," a Salvation Army war service that aided World War I soldiers. (historyisfun.org)
  • One of these problems was to evaluate the skill and competence of medical officers assigned to the surgical services of the various station and general hospitals under jurisdiction of both the Eighth Service Command and the Army Air Force. (army.mil)
  • 1939-1945
  • He served as Aide-de-Camp to the Governor General and the State President (1953 - 1962) Star of South Africa (SSA) Southern Cross Medal (SM) 1939-45 Star Africa Star War Medal 1939-1945 Africa Service Medal (WWII) List of South African military chiefs South African Air Force Uys, Ian (1992). (wikipedia.org)
  • Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945 - Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945 - The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). (wikipedia.org)
  • Second Wor
  • This continued until the outbreak of the Second World War, during which it came to prominence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The service saw action from the first day of hostilities until the last day of the Second World War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Air Marshal Sir John Henry D'Albiac, KCVO, KBE, CB, DSO (28 January 1894 - 20 August 1963) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Second World War D'Albiac served as Air Officer Commanding RAF Palestine and Transjordan from August 1939, Air Officer Commanding British Forces in Greece from November 1940 before returning to be Air Officer Commanding RAF Palestine and Transjordan from May 1941 again. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Second World War, Volume III, The Grand Alliance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Blamey's field marshal's baton is on display in the Second World War galleries at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. (wikipedia.org)
  • marshal's
  • These shoulder boards show the air officer's eagle surrounded by a wreath, two crossed marshal's batons and, since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the St Edward's Crown representing royal authority. (wikipedia.org)
  • airmen
  • This group had over 300,000 operations flying over enemy territory during the war, losing 50,000 airmen and 8,000 British aircraft. (wikipedia.org)
  • missiles
  • That "zero option" was rejected by Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev, and, despite warnings from the Soviet Union that deployment of a modernized INF would mean the end of negotiations, the first Tomahawk and Pershing II missiles were delivered in late 1983. (britannica.com)
  • commander
  • After one year he was appointed deputy commander and chief of staff of the Technical Division of the Air Training Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the war, Raymond served as a machine gun company commander with the 36th Division on the Western Front with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) under General John Pershing until 1919. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October he then assumed command of the XIX Corps, remaining its commander for the rest of the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite his British origins, "Birdy", as he was known to the Australian soldiers, was a popular and respected commander and his promotion was seen as reward for his effective command of the AIF. (wikipedia.org)
  • Blamey served in World War I in the First Australian Imperial Force (AIF), from the horrors of trench warfare at the ANZAC positions at Gallipoli to duties as chief of staff to Lieutenant General Sir John Monash, Commander of the Australian Corps in France and Belgium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Commander Turner was Executive Officer of the Saratoga for 18 months from the day after Christmas 1932 until 11 June 1934, and served throughout Captain Zogbaum's command tour. (ibiblio.org)
  • aircraft
  • Suitable aircraft for take-off and landing, in particular flying-boats, in all weather was vital for the safety of crews and the effectiveness of the Command. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zero, fighter aircraft, a single-seat, low-wing monoplane used with great effect by the Japanese during World War II. (britannica.com)
  • 8 New Tanks: BT-5 BT-7 T-28 T-34 T-44 KV-1 KV-2 IS-2 5 New Aircraft: Mig-3 Mig-9 Lagg-3 Yak-4 Sukhoi SU-2 3 New Ships: Gangut-class Battleship Kirov-class Heavy Cruiser Leningrad-class. (steampowered.com)
  • enemy
  • The poem "Dreamers" centered on what foot soldiers thought about during times of enemy fire in World War I. During this war, Siegfried Sassoon was a soldie. (reference.com)
  • Service
  • Naval aviation was neglected in the inter-war period, 1919-1939, and as a consequence the service did not receive the resources it needed to develop properly or efficiently. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marshal of the RAF sleeve insignia Marshal of the RAF shoulder board Marshal of the RAF sleeve mess insignia Marshal of the RAF sleeve on No. 1 Service Dress uniform Marshal of the RAF command flag Marshal of the RAF star plate Unlike other MRAFs who only relinquished their appointments, Sir Peter Harding resigned from the RAF in 1994. (wikipedia.org)
  • During World War I, Thomas Edison resided in the house while donating his service to the war effort. (wikipedia.org)
  • The experience with pilonidal sinus in the Eighth Service Command was, no doubt, duplicated by observations of consultants in other service commands. (army.mil)
  • The purpose of the Selective Service Act was to allow the U.S. government to draft soldiers after the United States entered World War I. At the time of the Selective Service Act, the Western Front was in dire need of troops. (reference.com)
  • The Selective Service Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 18, 1917, about six weeks after the United States entered into World War I. The act required that men between the ages of 21 and 30 register to be drafted into military service. (reference.com)
  • soldiers
  • Gaming Director, Jamie Barber noted that the game engine used in the creation of Z: Steel Soldiers was upgraded in the development of Frontline Command. (wikipedia.org)
  • Visitors are encouraged to interact with re-enactors to learn how soldiers of different time periods attired and armed themselves, as well as how they were fed and housed in times of war. (historyisfun.org)
  • More than 35 units based in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina will portray soldiers and military encounters from the medieval and Viking periods, Third Crusade, Hundred Years' War, French and Indian War, American Revolution, War of 1812, and American Civil War. (historyisfun.org)
  • Infantry
  • Players must take command of their forces and turn the tide of Axis aggression while conquering fortress Europe, using a vast amount of authentic infantry, vehicles and weaponry. (wikipedia.org)
  • France
  • It was hoped that this would divert German forces away from France, and open a war front in south Sweden . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Big Four nations in World War I were the United States, Great Britain, Italy and France. (reference.com)
  • England
  • Royal Air Force Witchford or RAF Witchford is a former Royal Air Force station about 2 miles (3 km) southwest of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England and 13 miles (21 km) north of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two Churches: England And Italy In The Thirteenth Century, With An Additional Essay By The Author. (tradebit.com)
  • time
  • World War II Frontline Command is a real-time strategy, 3D, tactical war game for the PC that was developed by long standing developers, the Bitmap Brothers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Changing technology allowed the President to communicate with multiple political or world leaders at one time and he could summon staff to Key West for a meeting in three hours flight from Washington. (wikipedia.org)
  • He had taken over his new duties at the same time as I had taken command, so we had both to get acquainted with the ship as well as with one another, and to plan how she was best to be run under our new regime. (ibiblio.org)
  • Royal Air F
  • The command flag of a marshal of the Royal Air Force has a broad red horizontal band in the centre with a thinner red band on each side of it. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • Both held high command during World War II. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stromberg commanded the State Guard weekly newsletter at the barracks at President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal" social program, the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) building on the grounds of the former Ellicott City High School (now the Howard High School, with the former building as the "Greystone" housing development). (wikipedia.org)
  • While Hummel figurines were very popular in the United States after World War II and commanded high prices into the 1970s, prices dropped drastically in su. (reference.com)
  • trilogy
  • Zero History (2010), which completed a trilogy that includes his previous two novels, reveals hidden governmental conspiracies through a search for a missing fashion designer. (britannica.com)
  • neutral
  • A doctrine of neutrality , on the assumption that there would be no need to bring Norway into a war if it remained neutral. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • During the inter-war years he served as chief commissioner of the Victoria Police. (wikipedia.org)
  • Colonel Coley's remarks pertain more to situations characteristic of the early and middle years of the war, while the comments of Colonel Hollenberg which follow were based on observations during the last year of the war - B. N. C. (army.mil)
  • operations
  • Major General Edward W. Anderson (23 September 1903 - 12 April 1979) was an American military officer involved with flying operations, air education, and command structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • My executive officer was a man who has since become famous in commanding many of the great amphibious operations in the Pacific War, Kelly Turner, sometimes referred to in newspapers as 'Terrible Turner. (ibiblio.org)
  • During the first half of the war, many operations were performed for the correction of defects that had existed before induction. (army.mil)
  • held
  • He held this command until his retirement from the Air Force on 1 November 1958. (wikipedia.org)
  • He held the rank until his death on 17 May 1951, and his baton is kept in the Australian War Memorial and is on display in the World War One exhibition. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • In the part of Germany that became West Germany in 1949, the immediate aftermath of World War II was known as the "Stunde Null," or "zero hour. (britannica.com)
  • Although neutrality remained the highest priority until the invasion was a fait accompli , it was known throughout the government that Norway, above all, did not want to be at war with Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • leaders
  • Describes the values, strategic thinking and leadership qualities of military leaders from World War II to the present day and how the widening separation between performance and accountability has not resulted in any recent Marshalls, Eisenhowers or Pattons. (zcart.in)
  • post
  • Post-war he was involved with air education and Air Force logistics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The post-Cold War era has included one outright failure, the embarrassing if quickly mythologized Somalia intervention, along with two wars of middling size, long duration, and ambiguous outcome. (theamericanconservative.com)
  • found
  • We Christians have done marvelously well in heeding that command, as well as the command to baptize, but we certainly have been found wanting in terms of following THIS commandment to 'love one another. (emmitsburg.net)
  • major
  • Promoted to major general, he was responsible for planning the two atomic bomb missions against Japan. (britannica.com)
  • although
  • The area is flat and suitable for airstrips, although it is intercut by many tributaries of the two main rivers. (wikipedia.org)