1: General Curtis LeMay’s mission “was to make the American nuclear force a perfectly functioning machine,” Daniel Coyle writes in The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups.
“All rubbed up, no corrosion. Alert,” Curtis once wrote.
He was a larger-than-life figure. Life magazine called him “The Toughest Cop of the Western World.”
“One time he stepped into a bomber with a lit cigar,” Daniel writes. “When a … continue reading