A Meeting of Army Air Corps Commanding Officers

Title

A Meeting of Army Air Corps Commanding Officers

Subject

An informal meeting of the minds between commanding officers of the Army Air Corps

Description

From left to right: Major General Elwood Quesada of the Ninth Air Force, Brigadier General Gordon Saville of the Twelfth Air Force, and Major General Hoyt Vandenburg, Ninth Air Force Commander. This meeting took place after the invasion of Southern France, known as Operation Dragoon. Meetings between Commanding Officers (COs) of the Army Air Corps was usually done face-to-face only by the higher ranking officers. Most other meetings took place by wire.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

1944

Files

9th_AF_COs.JPG

Collection

Citation

“A Meeting of Army Air Corps Commanding Officers,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/6.