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Billy Mitchell

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Birthday
29, 1879
Birthplace
Nice, France
Death Date
Feb 19, 1936 (56)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1879
Birthplace
Nice, France
Death Date
Feb 19, 1936 (56)

About

U.S. Army general who directed all American air combat in France during World War I.

Before Fame

He graduated from George Washington University and began serving in the Spanish American War at age eighteen.

Trivia

He is considered the father and founder of the U.S. Air Force.

Family Life

He was the French-born son of a Wisconsin Senator.

Associated With

He was posthumously awarded the rank of Major General by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.