The Bomber Mafia

Season 5 - EP4

Episode 4The Bomber Mafia

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Major General Curtis E. Lemay, 1944


Birth of the B-29, 1945 War Department Film

On the eve of the Second World War, a band of visionaries at Maxwell Air Force Base tried to reimagine modern warfare. They failed. Part one on the extraordinary life of the Air Force General Curtis LeMay.

Sources and Links

Special thanks to:

  • The Oral History Program Collection at the University of North Texas Special Collections
  • The Air Force Historical Research Agency
  • The Air Force Academy Oral History Project at the Oral History Archives at Columbia University
  • McDermott Library at the The US Air Force Academy