Army Talks 1944 07 19 (PDF)




Vol. II No. 29

Air Power

In a previous issue of ARMY TALKS (Vol. I, No. 8) air power was discussed in the light of the situation as it then existed. Since that time the Army Air Forces have plastered Germany, France and the Low Countries in the process of preparing Normandy for the landings of’June 6. The whole strategic and tactical picture of the war has changed. The tempo of bombing has been in high gear for the past months, and air power has engaged increasingly in the attack on fortress Europe. … This issue of ARMY TALKS was prepared by Captain Eric Friedheim of the United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe. Captain Friedheim was formerly Aviation Editor of International News Service and a member of the Aviation Writers’ Association.