Lyman Lemnitzer

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Person.png Lyman Lemnitzer   NNDB SpartacusRdf-icon.png
(soldier)
Lyman Lemnitzer.jpg
Born1899-08-29
Honesdale, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died1988-11-12 (Age 89)
Washington D.C.
NationalityUSA
Member ofRockefeller Commission
Perpetrator ofOperation Northwoods
The Chairman of the JCS who approved the now infamous Operation Northwoods, later made NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

Employment.png Supreme Allied Commander Europe Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
January 1, 1963 - July 1, 1969
EmployerNATO
Preceded byLauris Norstad
Succeeded byAndrew Goodpaster

Flag of the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff.svg Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
October 1, 1960 - September 30, 1962
BossRobert McNamara
Preceded byNathan Farragut Twining
Succeeded byMaxwell Taylor
Approved the now infamous Operation Northwoods

Lyman Lemnitzer wsa a US soldier, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the early 1960s, when he approved Operation Northwoods, a false flag terror attack against US citizens. This was rejected by JFK. In 1963, Lemnitzer was made Supreme Allied Commander Europe for over 6 years.

Career

Operation Northwoods

In 1962, as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lyman Lemnitzer approved the Operation Northwoods, a plan to discredit the Fidel Castro's government and create support for a US invasion of Cuba by staging false flag "terrorism" and developing "a Communist Cuban terror campaign in the Miami area, in other Florida cities and even in Washington". President Kennedy rejected the plan and a few months later Lemnitzer was denied another term as JCS chairman.

NATO

In 1963 he became NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe. During his term, in 1966, the Bilderberg reorganised NATO such that the NATO Secretary General has always been appointed to a Bilderberg member.

Bilderberg

Lemnitzer attended the Bilderberg.

29 August 1899|12 November 1988| 

An event carried out

EventDescription
Operation NorthwoodsA plan devised within the US government in the early 1960's to carry out terrorist attacks on US citizens and have them blamed on Cuba. Never implemented.

 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/196329 March 196331 March 1963France
Cannes
Hotel Martinez


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