This Day in History
General Otto Paul Weyland

Otto (Opie) Paul Weyland Promoted to Four-Star General
July 5, 1952

Major General Otto P. (Opie) Weyland was the Commander of Far Eastern Air Forces and the United Nations Forces during the Korean War. He was also the head of Tactical Air Command. After the war, he stayed in Japan to help the nation with its air defense and aircraft industry, thus giving him the nickname, "father of the new Japanese Air Force". During his career, General Weyland was bestowed with numerous awards and medals from the United States and many other countries as well.

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