AIR FORCE 1944 08 (PDF)




Blue Stars and Red Stars – How we are living and fighting side by side with our Soviet allies at shuttle bombing bases in Russia.

AFTER D-DAY … ( Post-invasion strategic bombing of Europe

Blasted Nazi oil centers

High-altitude bombing with P-38s )

INVASION OF FRANCE … ( Air Action over the Invasion Forces

Our First Four Airfields in Normandy

H-Hour Minus Four and a Half

Blazing the Trail on D-Day

The Air Invasion in Pictures )

Maintenance for Keeps

Our Rocket-Slinging Fighters – How we installed this ‘heavy artillery’ on our fighter aircraft.

Beating the Odds – This passenger on 84 missions checks the human equation and keeps his number down.

Those Trouble Shooting URs – What happens to Unsatisfactory Reports: their value in improving AAF operations and procedures.

Notes on Women’s Activities in the AAF

Do You Need a Lawyer? – It takes a specialist to draw an ironclad will or a foolproof power of attorney; the role of the legal assistance officer. 

Portable Invasion Depots – Handy packups are the ASC’s answer to AAF maintenance problems at advance airdromes in France.

Growth of Our Civilian AAF – How 500,000 men and women have been molded into the world’s largest aircraft repair industry.

Army Air Forces Aid Society – Through this volunteer relief organization, the AAF plans to assist in solving the post-war problems of its personnel.

Air WACs Overseas – A Picture Story