AIR FORCE 1945 03 (PDF)




Banzai at Burauen – Our “non-combat” troops on Leyte take care of Jap paratroop attacks

Isolating the Battlefield – The principle of blockade of enemy troops as applied by the AAF

The “G” Stands for Guts – After four major operations our glider pilots are riding high

Tac R – Tactical reconnaissance in ETO calls for sharp eyes and hot flying

The AAF Looks Ahead – Twelve basic principles affecting airpower and national security

Strike at Iwo Jima – Sketches and text about our softening up of a very strategic isle

Snoopers – Our night bombers in the Pacific have new methods of locating Japs

Bit of Heaven – An airstrip in the Dalmatians can be heaven if you’re in trouble

Battle Honors – A roundup of AAF unit citations from Pearl Harbor to the present

They’ve Got You Covered – The AACS keeps many watchful eyes on you-wherever you fly

Design-Key to Air Superiority (Part I)

– The men at drawing boards shape the planes of today and tomorrow

Shell Game – A very rugged Liberator strike at a target in a Borneo harbor

More Than Lucky – AAF planes are much more than lucky-they’re downright rugged