Lyman Lemnitzer

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Birthday
29, 1899
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 12, 1988 (89)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1899
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 12, 1988 (89)

About

General who led U.S. and European forces in the Korean War and took part in top-secret missions in North Africa in WW II.

Before Fame

He served in the coast artillery after graduating from West Point.

Trivia

He prepared for the World War II Allied landings in North Africa by conducting a secret submarine mission to locate leaders of the French resistance.

Family Life

He had two children with Katherine Mead Tryon.

Associated With

In the early days of World War II, Lemnitzer was assigned to General Dwight D. Eisenhower's staff as a brigadier general.