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  • Aviation History Magazine

    Aviation History Book Review: LeMay

    LeMay (Palgrave-Macmillan, New York, 2007, $21.95) One day in the 1980S, former U.S. Air Force radar specialist Sam Korth met retired General Curtis E. LeMay at an airshow and asked him if a popular story about him was true. Had the World...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Book Review: LeMay- A Biography

    LeMay: A Biography By Barrett Tillman. 206 pp. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. $21.95 Curtis LeMay was the most controversial advocate of air power in World War II, but his imprint on the fledgling U.S. Air Force remains legendary. Barrett...

  • World War II Magazine

    Outkilling the Enemy

    Called ‘Demon’ by the Japanese and ‘Iron Ass’ by his own men, Gen. Curtis LeMay made no apologies for conducting an all-out air war. By late 1942, the Americans were sure they had the equipment and the doctrine to win the European...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Book Review: LeMay

    LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay  By Warren Kozak. 354 pp. Regnery, 2009. $27.95.  Gen. Henry H. “Hap” Arnold created the mighty U.S. Army Air Forces, yet few played a greater role in turning that armada into...

  • Aviation History Magazine


    LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay by Warren Kozak, Regnery, Washington, D.C., 2009, $27.95. Curtis LeMay remains one of the most controversial figures in American history. His reputation as an unrepentant destroyer of Nazi...

  • MHQ Magazine

    The Invasion of Cuba

    The greatest short-term mobilization since World War II took place during the missile crisis of 1962. The plans to take the island are revealed here for the first time.   Most published accounts and studies of the Cuban Missile Crisis...