Douglas Airview 1942 09 (PDF)


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Vol. IX No. 9 …… Cover: Douglas C-47 cargo ship on an improvised airport somewhere in the desert. The C-47 is called by the Army “the hardest working airplane in the world.” This unusual photograph in kodachrome was taken by Gil Cooper, El Segundo photographer. ……. Contents:

“Those Double Cursed Bostons” – Douglas DB-7s are not loved by Axis soldiers.

Invasion – Douglas planes are leading aerial “second front”.

Log of the U.S.S. Yorktown – Official story of 104-day battle cruise of carrier.

F.D.R. Comes to Douglas – Chief Executive visits Long Beach plant.

Vice President – Henry Wallace comes to Douglas with Mexican officials.

War Pool – Competition is ended in aircraft industry.

Pictures Speak All Languages – Douglas catalogs make parts ordering easy.

Hats – Lilly Dache designs war workers bonnet.

Ideas to Win the War – Production shortcuts from plant suggestion system.

Model Madness – Model airplanes can now be controlled.

With Douglas Around the World – News from here, there and everywhere.

Home Front Hero – War Production Board awards medal to Donald Douglas.

With Us This Month – Visitors at Douglas from far and wide.

Sports – Santa Monica

Sports – El Segundo

Sports – Long Beach

Sports – Tulsa

Breezing Around Santa Monica

Keeping Up With El Segundo

What’s Doing at Long Beach

Tune in With Tulsa