On page 93, Styles talks about Tibbets' well-known problems with Lauris Norstad
in North Africa in 1943 and says, "Doolittle ...
Other members of the commission, including retired Generals Alfred Gruenther and Lauris Norstad
, had greater reservations about the intrusion of market principles into military life.
Air Force General Lauris Norstad
held a press conference in Ottawa publicly condemning Dief for his anti-nuclear policies.
was a major Air Force leader during the defining years of the Gold War, and except for Dwight Eisenhower, he was the most prominent of all the Supreme Allied Commanders Europe (SACEUR) since that position was established in early 1951.
, the former commander of NATO and then C.E.O.
, he was also the principal author of the National Security Act of 1947.
. Wolk argues that Norstad--who is largely forgotten today, despite his leadership of NATO and a recent (2000) biography--was a key element in eventual independence and in mitigation of Navy reluctance towards that independence through his work with Vice Admiral FolTest Sherman.
Several USAF generals also arrived, including Lauris Norstad
, Curtis LeMay, and Leon Johnson, Commander 3d Air Division (later redesignated Third Air Force and situated in the London suburbs.)
Cabell, and Lauris Norstad
. Formed by Arnold in March 1942, these carefully chosen officers had no specified long-term assignments; they were Arnold's idea men.
to help craft legislation for the National Security Act of 1947.
, Albrecht Kesselring, and Their Relevance to the Twenty-First Century Air Force.
These papers clearly show that Mason Patrick, Hap Arnold, Dwight Eisenhower, Lauris Norstad
, and George Marshall were the real architects of today's Air Force, often operating quietly--but effectively--in the Washington bureaucracy.