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STRATEMEYER, GEORGE EDWARD Papers. 1917-1969

2.05 cu ft, 2 reels negative microfilm

Call No. 168.7018, 32753-32754

IRIS Nos. 1010160, 1021382, 1021401

(1890-1969). Lieutenant General. USAF, 1917-1952. Born 24 November 1890, Cincinnati, OH.BS, United States Military Academy, 1915. Signal Aviation School, 1917; Air Corps Tactical School, 1930; Command and General Staff School, 1932; Army War College, 1939. Commissioned Additional Second Lieutenant, Infantry, June 1915 and served to grade of First Lieutenant, 1915-1917; began duty in Aviation Section, Signal Corps, May 1917. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1917-1939; Chief, Training and Operations Division, Office of Chief of Air Corps, 1939-1941; Chief of Air Staff, HQ USAAF, 1942-1943; successively Commanding General, Eastern Air Command and India-Burma Sector (China-Burma-India Theater), 1943-1945; Commanding General, USAAF-China, 1945-1946; Commanding General, Air Defense Command, 1946-1948; Commander, Far East Air Forces, 1949-1951. Retired January 1952. Died August 1969, Orlando, FL.

Personal papers relating to Stratemeyer's military career. Includes personal correspondence and diaries (197-1946). Also includes some copies of his personnel and military flying records (1920-1943), some photograph albums (1948-1949) from his WWII and post-war assignments in the Far East and a few items of memorabilia.

Related materials located in the National Archives include other personal papers.