. He was a key aid to Eisenhower during the war and later when Eisenhower ascended to the presidency.
And they also demonstrate the vital importance not only of competent leadership on the spot (by Generals Lucius Clay
and Douglas MacArthur, respectively), but of unity of command.
(48) In 1949, General Lucius Clay
, the United States Military Governor for Germany, commuted her sentence to time served.
, organizer of the Berlin Airlift that supplied the beleaguered city with essential commodities when the Soviets cut off land access, thereby saving the city's freedom.
The association's first fundraising effort, "The Superintendent's Fund," was launched in 1961, under the supervision of Chairman Lucius Clay
(Class of Line 1918) and Vice Chairman George Olmsted (Class of 1922).
, hero of the 1948^9 Berlin Airlift, to hear Clay's assessment.
General Lucius Clay
praised the use of CARE packages in Germany after World War II saying, "the physical and psychological effects of this aid were immense." For a second-grade girl in Yemen named Arwa, a "CARE package" of food rations means something else: an education.
Both Gen Lucius Clay
, military governor of Germany, and Col Frank Howley, commander of the military government in divided Berlin, arrived with animosity for the Germans but quickly realized how loyalty to the population and the city of West Berlin confirmed Western resolve against Soviet expansionism.
Ryan Crocker and Gen David Petraeus, but who today can identify Gen Lucius Clay
, military governor of the US zone of occupied Germany (OMGUS), or his civilian successor as high commissioner of that zone (HICOG), John J.
Western powers under the US General Lucius Clay
responded immediately with the airlift.
papers located in Record Group 200 of donated materials at Archives II in College Park, Maryland.
General Lucius Clay
sent a cable to Washington making the case for standing up to the Soviets.