AIR FORCE 1944 09 (PDF)




Facing the Attack – How tactical air power was employed to soften the way for the Allied break-through in France.

The Men of the B-29s – Here for the first time is the story of how the AAF put the Superfortress into combat.

Shooting the Breeze – A hangar-flying session concerning combat capers by AAF men around the world.

GI Airline for the Wounded – Here is what happens to combat casualties on the last lap of air evacuation-the flight to hospitals near home. 

Workhorse of the AAF – An operational report on the C-47; how it has served the AAF.

RNZAF – The role played by the Royal New Zealand Air Force in our air war against the Jap in the Pacific.

Call it ‘Zeke’ – How we originated our code names for Jap aircraft to permit more efficient identification.

Organization Chart of the Army Air Forces

If You’re a Wingman – What some of our veteran fighter pilots think of flying the wing position.

PIs Fight Beside GIs – Photo-interpretation has moved to the front lines. Here is a glimpse of the job in modern combat.

Notes on Women’s Activities in the AAF

The Law Can Help You – A summary of statutes designed to benefit the serviceman. The second of a series by the Air Judge Advocate.

Crash Fires, How to Fight Them – In crash fire fighting the right thing must be done in record time. Here are pointers on new fire-fighting procedures.

To Rome and Beyond – A picture story of recent tactical operations of the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces.