AIR FORCE 1944 08 (PDF)

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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