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General of the Air Force
Henry H. Arnold
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Basic Information
Born June 25, 1886
Gladwyne, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Died January 15, 1950 (aged 63)
Sonoma, Sonoma County, California
Cause/death
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Eleanor Pool (1887 - 1978)
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Nickname Hap
Military Information
Allegiance US Flag United States
branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
US Air Force Seal United States Air Force
Years/Service
Rank General of the Army insignia General of the Army
General of the Army insignia General of the Air Force

Henry Harley Arnold (June 25, 1886 – January 15, 1950)

Military AssignmentsEdit

Sleeve Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date

Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

Name Degree Location Begin Date End Date

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
No Insignia Cadet
U.S. Military Academy
O-1
2nd Lieutenant Insignia
2nd Lieutenant [[File:
O-2
1st Lieutenant Insignia
1st Lieutenant [[File:
O-3
Captain insignia
Captain [[File:
O-4
Major insignia
Major [[File:
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel insignia
Lieutenant Colonel [[File:
O-6
Colonel insignia
Colonel [[File:
O-7
Brigadier General insignia
Brigadier General
O-8
Major General Insignia
Major General
O-9
Lieutenant General insignia
Lieutenant General
O-10
General insignia
General
Retired

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (3 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal three oak leaf clusters
Legion of Merit Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Medal Air Medal
Non-Military Decorations
Mackay Army Aviation Trophy Medal Mackay Trophy Medal
Service/Campaign Medals
World War I Victory Medal (2 Star) World War I Victory Medal two campaign stars
American Defense Service Medal (Foreign Service Star) American Defense Service Medal "Foreign Service" star
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Foreign Personal Decorations
Order of the Crown, Grand Cross (Belgium) Order of the Crown - Grand Cross (Kingdom of Belgium)
Order of the Southern Cross, Commander (Brazil) National Order of the Southern Cross - Commander (Federal Republic of Brazil)
Order of Military Merit (Brazil) Order of Military Merit - Grand Cross (Federal Republic of Brazil)
Order of Merit, Grand Cross (Chile) Order of Merit - Grand Cross (Republic of Chile)
Order of the Cloud and Banner (Special Grand Cordon) Order of the Cloud and Banner - Special Grand Cordon (Republic of China)
Order of Boyaca, Grand Officer Order of Boyacá - Grand Officer (Republic of Colombia)
Star of Abdon Calderon (I class) (modern) Order of Abdon Calderón - I Class (Republic of Ecuador)
Legion of Honour, Grand Cross National Order of the Legion of Honour - Grand Cross (French Republic)
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm Cross of War with palm (French Republic)
Order of George I Royal Order of George I with swords - Grand Cross (Hellenic Republic)
Order of Military Merit (Guatemala) Cross of Military Merit - I Class (Republic of Guatemala)
Military Order of Italy (Grand Cross) Military Order of Italy - Grand Cross (Italian Republic)
Order of Military Merit (Mexico) (Modern) Order of Military Merit - I Class (United Mexican States)
Order of the Aztec Eagle, I class Order of the Aztec Eagle - I Class (United Mexican States)
Order of Ouissam Alaouite (Grand Cross) Order of Ouissam Alaouite - Grand Cross (Kingdom of Morocco)
Order of Orange-Nassau (Grand Cross) Order of Orange-Nassau with swords - Grand Cross (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Order of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Grand Cross Order of Vasco Núñez de Balboa - Grand Cross (Republic of Panama)
Order of the Sun, Commander Order of the Sun - Commander (Republic of Peru)
Cross of Aviation - I Class (Republic of Peru)
Royal Order of the Sword Royal Order of the Sword with sword - Grand Cross (Kingdom of Sweden)
Order of the Bath Most Honourable Order of the Bath - Knight Grand Cross (United Kingdom)
Marksmanship Badges
Marksmanship Qualification Badge (Expert) Marksmanship Qualification Badge
(Expert)
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Command Pilot Wings
Command Pilot Badge
Signal Corps Military Aviator Badge Aviator Badge
(obsolete)
Aircraft Observer Badge
Aircraft Observer Badge
Technical Observer Badge
Technical Observer Badge
Foreign Combat/Special Skill Badges
Pilot Badge (Yugoslavia) Yugoslav pilot badge
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) One Overseas Service Chevron

Battles/WarsEdit

World War I World War II

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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