(1906–90), US air force officer; full name Curtis Emerson LeMay; known as Old Iron Pants. During World War II, he conducting a massive bombing campaign against Japan. After directing the Berlin Airlift in 1948, he was the commanding general of the US Strategic Air Command 1948–57 and Air Force chief of staff 1961–65.
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