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Lucius D. Clay

Jean Edward Smith

Lucius D. Clay

An American Life

by Jean Edward Smith

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt & Co (P) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Generals,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages835
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7931668M
    ISBN 100805017879
    ISBN 109780805017878
    OCLC/WorldCa26603147

    BOOK REVIEW: The Bureaucrat Who Got Patton His Tanks: LUCIUS D. CLAY; An American Life by Jean Edward Smith ; Henry Holt: $; pages By ED CRAYAuthor: ED CRAY. Lucius D. Clay An American Life (Book): Smith, Jean Edward: An unaugmented reissue of the H. Holt edition of Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

      Read "Lucius D. Clay An American Life" by Jean Edward Smith available from Rakuten Kobo. Soldier, statesman, logistical genius: Lucius D. Clay was one of that generation of giants who dedicated their lives to Brand: Henry Holt And Co. Lucius Clay went on to play key roles in business and politics, advising and working with presidents of both parties and putting his enormous organizing skills and reputation to good use on behalf of his country, whether he was helping run Eisenhower's campaign, heading up the federal highway program, raising the ransom money for the Bay.

    Lucius D. Clay. AKA Lucius DuBignon Clay. Born: Apr Birthplace: Marietta, GA Died: Apr Location of death: Chatham, MA Cause of death: unspecified Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Military Nationality: United States Executive summary: Military Governor of Occupied Germany Military service: US Army (, Gen.) Born: book. The Papers of General Lucius D. Clay: Germany, - (2 volumes) Connections Clay was the father of two sons, both of whom became Generals. Clay's son, General Lucius D. Clay Jr., held the positions of commander-in-chief of the North American Air Defense Command, the Continental Air Defense Command, and the United States element of.


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Lucius D. Clay by Jean Edward Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

After getting that excellent book from Amazon I learned that Mr. Smith had written extensively about Berlin where I was stationed for two and a half years from April to October So I bought "Germany Beyond the Wall", "The Defense of Berlin", "Eisenhower in War and Peace" and "Lucius D.

Clay - An American Life".Cited by: Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Lucius D. Clay played a pivotal role in three epochal events of the 20th century: the rescue of America from the Depression, the mobilization of America for World War II and--his crowning achievement--the rehabilitation of West Germany Thoroughly researched the book leaves you gasping in admirationWashington Post Book World/5.

Jean Edward Smith is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto and Visiting Professor at the Free University of Berlin. He is the author of The Defense of Berlin and Germany Beyond the Wall, and the editor of The Papers of Lucius D.

the cooperation of General Clay and Clay's family, friends, and colleagues, Dr. Smith has devoted nearly twenty years to this Brand: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc. Lucius D. Clay played a pivotal role in three epochal events of the 20th century: the rescue of America from the Depression, the mobilization of America for World War II and--his crowning achievement--the rehabilitation of West Germany Thoroughly researched the book leaves you gasping in admirationWashington Post Book World/5(2).

Jean Edward Smith, a professor of political science at the University of Toronto, discussed the life of General Lucius D. Clay, chronicled in his book, [Lucius D.

Clay: An American Life]. Smith. Jean Edward Smith, a professor at Marshall University, discussed the life of General Lucius D. Clay, chronicled in his book, "Lucius D. Clay: An American Life." Mr.

Smith credits General Clay with rebuilding Germany, following World War II, into a prosperous and democratic nation. General Clay was the American overseer of Germany from   Lucius D. Clay, in full Lucius DuBignon Clay, (born ApMarietta, Georgia, U.S.—died ApCape Cod, Massachusetts), U.S.

Army officer who became the first director of civilian affairs in defeated Germany after World War II. Clay graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York (), and served in army engineer assignments before becoming head of the.

Lucius D. Clay Kaserne (German: Flugplatz Wiesbaden-Erbenheim) (IATA: WIE, ICAO: ETOU), commonly known as Clay Kaserne, is an installation of the United States Army in Hesse, kaserne is located within is named for General Lucius D. is the home of the Army's 2d Theater Signal Brigade, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade and is the headquarters of the Battles/wars: World War II.

Lucius D. Clay Clay quickly secured the U.S. government's permission to airlift supplies into the city at a rate of more thantons a month, and on June 25 American Cs and other Allied aircraft began flying around the clock, landing at Tempelhof airfield in West Berlin.

‎Soldier, statesman, logistical genius: Lucius D. Clay was one of that generation of giants who dedicated their lives to the service of this country, acting with ironclad integrity and selflessness to win a global war and secure a lasting peace.

A member of the Army's elite Corps of Engineers, he was 3/5(1). Now for the first time the full and revealing story of the Russian blockade of Berlin and the allied airlift that broke its back is disclosed by General Lucius D.

Clay, the man who made the decisions that will shape the future of Germany and Europe for years to come. This is a modal window. No compatible source was found for this media. Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window. This is a modal window. No compatible source was found for this media.

Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window. An issue with our newsfeed is causing it to display incorrectly. Jean Edward Smith. Jean Edward Smith is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto and Visiting Professor at the Free University of Berlin.

He is the author of The Defense of Berlin and Germany Beyond the Wall, and the editor of The Papers of Lucius D. the cooperation of General Clay and Clay's family, friends, and colleagues, Dr.

Smith has devoted nearly twenty Cited by: Lucius D. Clay Papers. The papers of Lucius DuBignon Clay () almost exclusively document his post-military career as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Can () and as Senior Partner in Lehman Brothers investment banking house ().

Material includes correspondence, articles, interviews. This is an important book for the record; often a dull book for the average reader. One has to go through a tremendous amount of competent recording of conferences- the give and take, the progress, the blocking, and so on, for the sections between dealing with the first hand recounting of what happened- and how.

From the reading however certain important and positive evidence emerges, realizes. Buy Decision in Germany by Lucius D. Clay online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Lucius D.

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Clay: An American Life.4/5(1). Lucius D. Clay: an American life by Jean Edward Smith (Book); Winds of history: the German years of Lucius DuBignon Clay by John H Backer (Book); U.S.

occupation in Europe after World War II: papers and reminiscences from the Aprilconference held at the George C. Marshall Research Foundation, Lexington, Virginia by Hans A Schmitt (Book). Review. This thoroughly researched and engaging book by college professor Jean Edward Smith opens the door to the life of Lucius D.

Clay, a man referred to in some circles as a "logistical genius" and as "one of the most skillful politicians to wear the uniform of the United States Army."/5(37).Centra Health Atherholt Road Lynchburg, VA (Switchboard) Language Assistance.General Lucius D.

Clay-"Decision In Germany"Doubleday-5" X 8 1/2" pages-hardcover book-with photos-with jacket-Signed BYLucius DuBignon, –, American general, b. Price: $