- Name: Curtis LeMay
- Born: 11/15/1906
- Died: 10/01/1990 (83 years old)
Curtis Emerson LeMay (November 15, 1906 – October 1, 1990) was a general in the United States Air Force. LeMay is credited with designing and implementing an effective, but also controversial, systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific theater of World War II. He served as Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force from 1961 to 1965.
Birth Name: Curtis Emerson LeMay
Alias: Old Iron Pants, The Demon, Bombs Away LeMay, The Big Cigar
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Death Place: March Air Force Base, California, U.S.
Curtis LeMay quotes :
My solution to the problem would be to tell the North Vietnamese Communists frankly that they've got to drawn in their horns and stop their aggression or we're going to bomb them into the stone age.Curtis LeMay
Sometime in the future - 25, 50, 75 years hence - what will the situation be like then? By that time the Chinese will have the capability of delivery too.Curtis LeMay