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Gen. Lucius Clay and former President Herbert Hoover, 1947

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Berlin, Germany, February, 1947: Lt. Gen. Lucius Clay, deputy military governor of Germany, and former President Herbert Hoover meet the press after Hoover's arrival in Berlin to begin his survey of the food situation in the British and U.S. zones of Germany and Austria. Hoover was a key figure in the European famine relief effort after both world wars; Clay is remembered as the man who led the Berlin Airlift of 1948-49.

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