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Air Force Legend Curtis LeMay Once Bombed the Navy to Prove a Point

August 15, 2020

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Before World War II, the Army Air Corps wanted to prove it could contribute to any war effort the United States might encounter. So future Air Force legend Curtis LeMay challenged the Navy to a military exercise to prove to it that airpower was a game changer.

The exercise did not go the way anyone — except possibly LeMay — had planned.

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