7th AAF BRIEF 1944 03 28 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 17
Cover: Sgt. Maxine Sharp, of the WAC’s powders her nose as she rests on her barracks bag. She is typical of the first WACs to arrive in the Central Pacific area. ( BRIEF photo by Turnbull ) ……. Articles inside this issue: ….. Handwriting in the Sky – Hale Tells Washington–“7th AAF Bombers Best In World” ( Reprinted from the Army-Navy Register ) ….. WACs are Here! Story by Robert G. Price and Photos by Turnbull ….. This Week’s War News in Brief by Hugh R. Floyd – Seventh AAF in Action – German Rout in Ukraine – Deadliest Bomb Weighs Six Tons – Jap Bougainville Assault Repulsed – Deadline Approaches in European War ….. Roll of Honor – Air Medal Recipients ….. Letters to the Editor ….. Jap Lore For Airforcemen By Louis Brechemin ….. Worries, Inc. ….. Brief Clicks ‘Em ….. Professor Greasemonkey By Louis Brechemin ….. Fun with Ink ….. The U.S. Armed Forces Institute ( List of Correspondence Courses ) ….. 1 Ring Circus By S/Sgt. Hobert Skidmore ….. Sports ….. Sweethearts of the 7th ….. This Week’s BRIEF Girl – Hedy LaMarr