Claviger wrote:And by the way, there was no mystery Army General
giving orders to the autopsy team either. That silly story has been
I wrote: Because it was Curtis LeMay of the Air Force.A list of people in the
autopsy room was made by the FBI. Curtis LeMay is not on that list.
Randy Owen wrote on Lancer:
What's fascinating, and I'm sure will generate lots of discussion, is
This Raab Collection website is excellent!
I responded to Claviger:
Interview with Paul O'Connor with William Law "In the Eye of History,"
Law asked O'Connor specifically which high-ranking personages were present
O'Connor: I remember there was Admiral Burkley, the President's personal
Law: What kind of orders?
O: Be prepared to do what I tell you to do, when I tell you to do it.
L: So he, in effect, assumed command?
O: He was entirely in command over admirals, over generals. I remember
L: How did you know it was Curtis LeMay?
O: I knew Curtis LeMay by seeing him before and by the big cigar he smoked
L: What was his manner when you saw him?
O: Nonchalant. Kind of , "well, let's get this show on the road."
*Horne's footnote: "I refer the reader to my writeup in Chapter Five. in
Finally, an additional post on Lancer stated:
One last, brief post on this before the conference.
In the new section of tape, General LeMay's aide
SAM stands for Special Air Mission and is the
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