Air Forces News Letter 1942 07 (PDF)


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Vol. 25 No. 5 Cover: Airborne troops are one of the moat potent striking forces in modern warfare. Not neglecting this vital department, the U.S. Army is developing the best airborne force in the world. The cover picture shows what our aerial troops look like while they are being loaded into one of their big transports–Curtiss-Wright’s C-46, christened “The Conmando”. The two powerful Wright engines of this plane are capable of hauling a large number of fully-armed troops complete with war equipment, deep into the heart of enemy-held territory.