TIMBERLAKE, EDWARD JULIUS Papers. 1950-1951
Published January 25, 2008
One reel negative microfilm
Call No. 168.7077, 32833
IRIS No. 1022373
(1909-1990). Lieutenant General. USAF, 1931-1965. Born 10 November 1909, Fort Hunt, VA. BS, United States Military Academy, 1931. National War College, 1947. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Infantry, June 1931; began duty in Air Corps, September 1931. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1931-1943; Commanding General, 2nd Bomb Wing, 1943-1944; Commanding General, 20th Bomb Wing, 1944-1945; Assistant Chief of Staff, Personnel, Continental Air Forces, 1945-1946; Commander, 315th Air Division, 1948-1949; successively Chief of Staff, Vice Commander, and Commander, Fifth Air Force, 1949-1951; Commander, Ninth Air Force, 1951-1957; Vice Commander, US Air Forces in Europe, 1958-1961; Commander, Continental Air Command, 1962-1965. Retired June 1965. Died 3 September 1990.
Personal and official papers relating to Timberlake's Air Force career. Includes official diary (1950-1951) relating to his duty with the Fifth Air Force in Korean War. Contains a chronology of Fifth Air Force activities in Korea, a log of transmissions for Kaesong Conference, and comments on various US military leaders in Korea.
Available on microfilm only. Originals retained by family.
Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include an oral history interview with transcript (1965) and a pre-retirement interview conducted by the USAF Historical Division, 1965 (K419.0591-4).