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1939-1945


 

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Beaman,
Bartlett

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B. Beaman (Photo courtesy of Mr E. John Beaman)
20.07.1891
Princeton, MA
-
14.11.1947
Walter Reed Army Hospital, W ashington, DC (after a long illness)
1st Lt.
1918 (discharged 1919)
Maj.
02.1941?
Brig.Gen.
29.02.1944
Distinguished Service Medal DSM
?
?
Legion of Merit LM
?
?
Bronze Star Medal BSM
?
?
Air Medal AM
?
?
Honorary Member [??; perhaps other class?] of the Order of the British Empire MBE
?
?
Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG
?
?
Légion d'Honneur (France) LegH
?
?

Brevet Medal (Czechoslovakia)

Education: Harvard University (BA, 1913)
1917


Flying Cadet, 2nd Air Interceptor Command, Tours, France
1918


commissioned in the aviation section of the Officers Reserve Corps



3rd Air Command



5th Air Depot
World War I


active duty with 12th Aero Squadron (Meuse-Argonne campaign & Germany)
1919


commissioned, 1st Lt. Aviation Section, Signal Reserve
02.1941
-
07.1941
Intelligence Division, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps [recalled to active duty]
07.1941
-
03.1942
Chief, Evaluation Unit, Intelligence Division, Office of the Chief of the Air Corps
03.1942
-
1942
special observer in the UK
(06?).1942
-
09.1943
Executive Officer, 1st [Provisional] Bombardment Wing (European Theater of Operations)
09.1943
-
31.10.1945
Chief of Staff, 1st Bombardment Division [from 19.12.1944: 1st Air Division] (US 8th Air Force) (European Theater of Operations)
[temporarily in command, 09.03.1945-01.04.1945 & 08.06.1945-03.07.1945 & 26.09.1945-31.10.1945]
       

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