AIR FORCE 1944 01 (PDF)


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Keep Them Guessing – An outstanding fighter pilot discusses our tactics against the enemy over China. By Col. Bruce K. Holloway ….. Beach Party – Training in England for the assault on Europe closely simulates the real thing. By Maj. Charles D. Frazer ….. Atlantic Crossing In A JU-88 – How two AAF officers flew a ‘gift’ from Hitler across the South Atlantic. By Maj. Warner E. Newby ….. Night Fighters – Veterans of the air war over Britain train our night fighter squadrons for combat. By Lieut. Col. Winston W. Kratz ….. Mediterranean Action in a P-38 – A fighter pilot relates his experiences with words and illustrations. By Lieut. Frederic L. Kohn ….. Mississippi Guadalcanal – This bivouac area in many respects is more rugged than the South Pacific island. By Cpl. Carl Happel ….. Survival A La King – A forced landing was nothing short of a holiday for this recon pilot in Africa. By Maj. George W. Humbrecht ….. AAF bombers around the world – Photographic roundup of our bombing activities in the combat theaters. ….. The Principals Of War – A study of the lessons learned in air combat and their relation to fundamentals of war. By Brig. Gen. Ralph F. Stearley ….. Organization Chart of the Army Air Forces ….. ‘Winged Victory’ – The AAF’s stage production by Moss Hart has the New York critics scrounging for superlatives. By Cpl. Mark Murphy ….. Sweating ’em Out – How an Armorer feels when his fighter plane is on a combat mission. By O/C Roswell G. Ham, Jr. ….. ‘Blocking Back’ in a P-47 – Teamwork was this fighter pilot’s big gun in settling an old score with the Luftwaffe. By Capt. Arthur Gordon ….. ‘She wears a pair of Silver Wings’ – Our Women’s Airforce Service Pilots have earned their place in the cockpits of AAF planes. By Charlotte Knight ….. Ingenuity in Artificial Respiration – A valuable lesson in life-saving under adverse conditions. By Dr. Peter V. Karpovich