AIR FORCE 1945 04 (PDF)




68 pages

All the Answers – Proving Ground Command tests battle theories in simulated combat

The B-29 – Modified by Battle – The XX Bomber Command has been making a good plane even better

The Shooting Star РOur newest jet fighter is living up to its name 

Cracking Ice – The “white devil” of flying is yielding to AAF’s Ice Research Bureau

The Orange Flash – How the South African Air Force delivered supplies to Warsaw

Strike at Singapore – The B-29s wreck the world’s largest floating drydock

Return to Combat – FEAF’s Convalescent Training Program gets men back to duty quickly

Flying the Zeke 52 – This Jap fighter can’t match our own planes. Here’s why

Sky Scouts – Bomber pilots flying Mustangs clear the way for 8th Air Force heavies

Jet Threat – Our intelligence keeps a wary eye on the Nazi jet fighters

Airline Across Africa – ATC’s Central African Division has some peculiar problems

405 – Clerk, Typist – An appreciation of the men who work hard and get little credit

The Beard – A picture presentation of charter members of the Hair Force

The Road Back to Clark Field – A picture review of the AAF’s return to an old base

Foxhole Medics – These portable surgical hospitals are saving thousands of FEAF lives

Design-Key to Air Superiority (Part II)  РThe latest trends in propeller and powerplant design

Death of a Great Flyer – How a P-38 pilot died in an effort to save a friend

Dangerous April – Why air accidents in the USA reach a peak every April

Mud – A picture round-up of war’s greatest nuisance