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Curtis Lemay

1 Oct 1990 – 25 years ago today, Air Force General and VP candidate Curtis E. LeMay died at March Air Force Base, California, at age 83. General Curtis Emerson Lemay was the “Father of the Strategic Air Command.”

KN-C22697 President Kennedy poses with the Joint Chiefs (L-R) General Curtis LeMay, General Lyman Lemnitzer, President Kennedy, General George Decker, Admiral George Anderson, and General David Shoup.

Oct. 3, 1968, Real-life horror: George Wallace names retired Air Force Chief of Staff Curtis E. LeMay to be his running mate. His position on using nuclear weapons? "It's just another weapon in the arsenal... I think there are many times when it would be most efficient to use nuclear weapons. ... I don't believe the world would end if we exploded a nuclear weapon."

American Maj. Gen. Curtis LeMay 1945 TIME cover art by Ern… | Flickr

1945-08 Major General Curtis LeMay Copyright Time Magazine

01-15-2015 7 Badass Airpower Quotes From General Curtis LeMay

Softened forms radiating a fleshy sheen transforms a missile.. #sculpture #art #sculptor #modernart #contemporaryart

Curtis LeMay, George Wallace, Time Magazine, Oct. 18, 1968

President John F. Kennedy meets with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (L-R) USMC General David Shoup; US Army General Earle Wheeler; USAF General Curtis LeMay, President Kennedy; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Maxwell Taylor; USN Admiral George Anderson.