Vandenberg, Hoyt Sanford, 1899-1954

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1899-01-24
Death 1954-04-02
English

Biographical notes:

Air Force officer.

From the description of Papers of Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg, 1923-1953 (bulk 1948-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606445

Biographical Note

  • 1899, Jan. 24: Born, Milwaukee, Wisc.
  • 1923: Graduated, United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. Married Gladys Rose (died 1978)
  • 1923 - 1947 : Commissioned second lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Corp; promoted through grades to general
  • 1927: Instructor, Air Corps Primary Flying School, Maxwell, Calif.
  • 1929: Joined and assumed command of 6th Pursuit Squadron
  • 1931: Instructor in flying, Randolph Field, Tex.
  • 1933: Flight commander, Randolph Field, Tex.
  • 1934 - 1935 : Student, Air Corps Tactical School
  • 1936 - 1938 : Instructor, Air Corps Tactical School
  • 1940 - 1941 : Assistant chief of staff, Army Air Forces
  • 1942: Chief of staff, Northwest African Strategic Air Force
  • 1943: Deputy chief of staff
  • 1944: Commander, 9th Air Force in France
  • 1946: Assistant chief of staff, G-2 Appointed director of central intelligence
  • 1947: Chief of air staff, Army Air Forces Vice chief of staff, United States Air Force
  • 1948 - 1953 : Chief of staff, United States Air Force
  • 1953: Retired from service
  • 1954, Apr. 2: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg Papers, 1942-1954, (bulk 1948-1953), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Aeronautics, Military

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  • Airforce officers

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