Air power is like poker. A second-best hand is like none at all - it will cost you dough and win you nothing.
A professional who bats exactly like an amateur.- Sir Pelham Warner
The power of the sword, say the minority... is in the hands of Congress.- Tench Coxe
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.- John Ray
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.- Theodore H. White
When a man of my name is in power, he must do great things.- Napoleon III
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|Birth:||6th August, 1889|
|Death:||9th August, 1977|
George Churchill Kenney was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was an American Army Air Forces general during World War II. He is best known as the commander of the Allied Air Forces in the Southwest Pacific Area, a position he held from August 1942 until 1945. He was awarded a Silver Star and the Distinguished Service Cross for actions in which he fought off German fighters and shot two down. He also developed techniques for mounting .30 caliber machine guns on the wings of an Airco DH.4 aircraft. He studied at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he pursued a course in civil engineering.
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