FOREIGN RELATIONS: End of a Chapter

There was one more important job to do; then the tired, sad-eyed man with the soft voice and spring-steel will could go home. From his somber headquarters in Berlin this week, the U.S. Military Governor for Germany would send the order to the troops and civilians of his command: get the trains, trucks and barges moving back into Berlin. After that, General Lucius DuBignon Clay would be heading back to the U.S. for retirement.

He had wanted to leave many times before, but President Truman had always kept him on. Now the time...

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