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Decision In Germany – A Personal Report On The Four Crucial Years That Set The Course Of Future World History

First Edition


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Signed first edition of Decision In Germany by General Lucius D. Clay. Octavo, xiv, [2], 522pp. Blue cloth, title on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Top edge dyed blue. Topographical endpapers with maps of post-WWII Germany. Dampstain to bottom edge of text block, not affecting text or cloth. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, some light wear at edges of spine, otherwise with bright illustrations. Previous ownership stamp on top edge of title page. Signed by General Lucius D. Clay on the front free endpaper.

Comments: General Lucius D. Clay (1898 – 1978) was a senior United States army officer, known for this administration of the occupied areas of Germany after World War II. Clay orchestrated the 1948 Berlin Airlift after the Soviet blockade of West Berlin. During WWII he was the deputy to General Dwight D. Eisenhower, with the two remaining close for years to come. Clay was influential in convincing Eisenhower to seek the Republican nomination in 1952 and remained a close advisor throughout his administration.

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Garden City


Doubleday & Company


First Edition

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Very good

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near fine


Clay | Lucius D.