As an early boomer, I heard this discussed often by the "grownups"  during
the early 50s.  I didn't understand it at the time but I do remember it.
The men (all either WWI or WWII vets) concurred with Patton, et al.

> >When the U.S. was flying nuclear bombs to the borders of the USSR and
> >then turning back at the last minute during the late '40s, General Curt
> >LeMay said we should keep right on going to Russian targets and nuke
> >the communists back to the stone age.
> >I wonder what the world would be like nowadays if someone had given
> >that command?
> >Gerry


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