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Wash, Carlyle Hilton (1889-1943)

Wash commanded 2 Interceptor Command when war broke out in the Pacific. He promptly ordered extensive blackouts in the Pacific Northwest.

To hell with entertaining people. We're trying to save their fool lives.

Service record

1889     

Born
1924
Major
Air attaché, France
1929-4-5

Commander, 18 Pursuit Group
1940
Brigadier general      Commander, 5 Air Division
1941
     
Military observer, Britain
1941-6

Commander, II Interceptor Command, Fort George Wright
1942-1-28     

Commander, 2 Air Force
1942-3-2

Commander, III Interceptor Command, Drew Field, Florida
1942-6-25     

Commander, 3 Air Force, Tampa, Florida
1942-12-14     

Commander, II Air Support Command, Colorado Springs
1943-1-26

Dies in air accident

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-7-14)

MilitaryTimes.com (accessed 2012-10-13)

Pettibone (2006)

TIME Magazine, 1941-12-29 (accessed 2008-7-14)

U.S. Air Force (accessed 2012-10-13)



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