The Martin Star 1944 01 (PDF)


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Vol. II No. 12
Cover: The picture on the front cover is another of those combined efforts of The STAR’s indefatigable photographers Charles Cignatta and Fred Parker. Both were in the camera ship while the Mars was making its famous 32 hour test flight recently, both madly snapping picture in black and white and in kodachrome. Which one took the picture is unknown. The drawing on the back cover was made by John T. Gorsuch, Art Department, who did the June, 1943 cover in color and whose work has frequently appeared on the pages of The STAR. ……. Articles Inside: … Began at Beginning ( Edwin L. Zivi ) ….. Straws in the Wind ….. Martineers Fly Over One Million Miles Carrying Vital Material To Warfronts ….. Marauder Is Safest Bomber In Combat! Losses .3% In 100 Missions, 6700 Sorties ….. Mars Flies World’s Heaviest Air Cargo ….. The Lady Is Defended ….. Tail Turret Tales ….. It Is A Woman’s World! First All-Girl Crew In Ground Test ….. Fame Comes to Martha ( Mrs. Martha E. Connolly ) ….. Photo Pages ….. Former Martineer “In” On Raid On Ploesti ( Lt. George J. Makin ) ….. Heavy Score for Baltimore In Australia Air Service ….. Structural Material Search Afoot In New Martin Laboratory ….. Archimedes Up To Date — Or How To Load A PBM-3 Mariner ….. The “Coughin’ Coffin” Pays Us A Visit ….. Dodge City Grads Become Phi Bomma Kappas of Air ….. It Takes Warehouses Too!