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James B. Knapp Deanship of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

KnappBarclayMAJOR GENERAL JAMES B. KNAPP, USAF (Ret.), a West Point graduate and career Air Force officer, gained a place in history as the chief negotiator at the armistice talks between North Korea and South Korea in 1969. A highly decorated pilot and commander during World War II, he later served with the Strategic Air Command. General Knapp died soon after this deanship was endowed by his son in his honor.