White, Thomas D.

1945 card signed as Brigadier General commanding 7th Air Force on Okinawa, later Air Force Chief of Staff

Price: $50.00

Description:
(19021965) USMA 1920, 4th USAF Chief of Staff. Deputy Commander of 13th Air Force in SW Pacific Sept. 1944, took part in New Guinea, Southern Philippines and Borneo campaigns, led 7th Air Force in the Marianas in June 1945 at Okinawa. In Jan. 1946, returned with 7th Air Force to Hawaii. Chief of Staff of Pacific Air Command in Tokyo, Oct. 1946, led 5th Air Force in Japan Oct. 1947. Promoted to General 1953 and Vice Chief of Staff, named Air Force Chief of Staff July 1, 1957, retired June 30, 1961. 2 x 3 1/2 card signed as "Brig. Gen USA/CG Seventh Air Force", Okinawa, September 26 1945.

Condition: Very good
Type:Signed card






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