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Curtis LeMay (1906–1990)

Curtis LeMay was a US Air Force general who was credited during World War II with developing the strategic bombing campaign against the Japanese that greatly helped in the conclusion of the war. He was also credited with reorganizing the Strategic Air Command into an effective force that became capable of waging a nuclear war against the Soviet ... See full bio »

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 1957 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (consultant)
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 1974 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Divisional Commander
- Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944 (1974) ... Himself - Divisional Commander (as General Curtis Le May)
 1955 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #2.38 (1955) ... Himself (as General Curtis LeMay)
 1945 The Last Bomb (Short documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)
 2009 Great Planes (TV Series documentary)
- B17 Flying Fortress (2009) ... Himself
 2005 X Day: The Invasion of Japan (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 DC3:ans sista resa (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
- Strategic Air Command (2003) ... Himself
 2003 The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2001 Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (Video documentary)
 1999 The American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- Race for the Superbomb (1999) ... Himself
 1997 On the Brink: Doomsday (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 JFK
Himself - in Front of Map, Beside McNamara (uncredited)
 1968 In the Year of the Pig (Documentary)
Himself - Speech on Communist Aggression (uncredited)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book (with Bill Yenne): "Superfortress: The Story of the B-29 and American Air Power".

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

General Curtis Le May | General Curtis LeMay

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Vice presidential candidate in 1968 on the ticket of the American Independent Party of presidential candidate and Alabama governor George Wallace. See more »


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