The Martin Star 1943 07 (PDF)


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Vol. II No. 6
Cover: As the men stationed at the Service Training School near Army Division stood at attention for retreat. A STAR photographer took the picture reproduced on the front cover. It is at this school where ground crews are given intensive training for the maintenance of Martin Marauders all over the world. The complete story of the school will be told in pictures and text in the August issue of the STAR. ……. Articles Inside: … Gets the Material ( Thomas J. Dunnion ) ….. Independence ….. The March of Martin Time — And Progress By W. K. Ebel ….. A “Must” Delivered – Martin engineers pioneered in developing the power- operated turret and were ready with many answers when this type armament was urgently needed ….. Love For Planes Began At Early Age In Life Of INA ( Commander Robert S. Hatcher ) ….. PBM-3 Mariner Weathers Storm ….. Choir Director Aids In War, Too ( B. Louis Goodyear ) ….. Box Kites to Bombers ( Chapter XVII ) ….. Women at War ….. Fight Those Moths ….. Wartime Hints ….. Finishing School – MacDill Field, one of the country’s outstanding air bases, is where combat teams are trained to fly and fight in Martin Marauders ….. Photo Pages ….. Ask the Man Who Flies One ….. Too Busy Fighting To Be Serviced – Martin Planes So Sturdy They Kept Going Against Axis ….. Training School Turns Out Service Men For Mariners ….. Sound and Fury? No! ….. Calls Marauder Safer Than Jeep ….. Teletype System Speeds Replenishment of Stock ….. Sports and Recreation – Martin Boxers Capture Title In Tournament of War Plants ….. Martin Bombers Cleaning Up In Amateur Baseball Loops ….. Service Men Exemplify All-Out Cooperation ….. All Purpose Plane ….. Mother Builds, Son Flies, B-26’s ….. A Bomber Is Born – Ready to Fight