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Carl Andrew Spaatz

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U.S. General Spaatz With Others (1945)

 

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Two-Way Atlantic Broadcast (1944)

 

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Carl Andrew Spaatz inspects aviators and mechanics at the Second Aviation Instruc...HD Stock Footage

Carl Andrew Spaatz, nicknamed "Tooey", was an American World War II general. As commander of Strategic Air Forces in Europe in 1944, he successfully pressed for the bombing of the enemy's oil production facilities as a priority over other targets. He became Chief of Staff of the newly formed United States Air Force in 1947.
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