GENERAL LUCIUS D. CLAY (April 23,1898-April 16, 1978) was an American officer and
military governor of the United States Army known for his administration of
occupied Germany after World War II. Clay was deputy to Gen. Dwight D.
Eisenhower in 1945; deputy military governor, Germany in 1946; commander in
chief of U.S. Forces in Europe and Military Governor of the U.S. Zone, Germany
from 1947-49. Clay orchestrated the Berlin Airlift (1948-49) when the USSR
blockaded West Berlin. One page, TLS on The Foreign Service stationary, U.S.
Mission Berlin, Germany, November 1, 1961, to James Newton of Margenton, NC,
sending “the autograph card which you requested.”
Very fine signature. Folds, light toning.
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