AIR FORCE 1945 07 (PDF)

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Redeployment in the AAF – The entire weight of U. S. airpower moves against Japan ….. Our 30,000-Foot Periscopes – How the Superforts spot Jap shipping for our Navy to sink ….. Air Transport Commandos – At Okinawa the ATC was there when it was really rough ….. The Infantry Loves It – Air-ground cooperation makes a hit with Luzon doughfeet ….. Scrubbed – All planes were “grounded” at Hitler’s mountain hideaway ….. Wings for the Gas Turbine – How increased power and range made the jet an AAF reality ….. Airfield Below – Aerial reconnaissance selects our advanced airfields ….. Navigating the Pacific – A veteran navigator gives some pointers on ocean flying ….. Turnabout to Tokyo – ETO returnees visit U. S. en route to the Pacific air war ….. Smashing Jap Sea Lanes – Far East Air Forces put the squeeze on Jap home islands ….. B-29 Flight Engineer – Introducing an important member of the Superfort flight crew ….. Silent Partner of U. S. Airpower – Many AAF problems are solved in NACA’s laboratories ….. China Checkerboard – A review and a map showing highlights of 14th Air Force operations ….. Last Days of an Airbase – A handful of fighters covered our airbase retreat in China ….. POW – Released airmen report on Nazi prisoner of war camps ….. It Only Has to Happen Once – The case of air superiority versus foolish overconfidence ….. Nazi Retreat – Air assault catches enemy rout in Italy: in pictures ….. Johnny, Get Your Gun-in Shape – A timely and important message on the proper care of small arms ….. Jap Flak – Enemy ack-ack writes finis to one of our light bombers