The Martin Star 1944 08 (PDF)


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Vol. III No. 7
Cover: Sons and daughters of Martineers living at Stansbury Manor were caught by the color camera of Photographer Charles Cignatta as they played on one of the recreation grounds of of the community. Happy and carefree, these youngsters are giving little more than passing fancy to the constant parade of Mariner patrol bombers and cargo carriers which go down the ramp and into the waters of Dark Head Creek. A number of the ships are visible in the background, both on the water and the ramp. ……. Articles Inside: … “Life Saver” ( George Ferguson Laird ) ….. A Year of Anniversaries ….. Merchant Mariner – PBM Is Best All-Around Transport Now Flying for NATS, Say Members of VR-8, Who Fly ‘Em From Patuxent to West Indies and South America. ….. Marauders Complete First Year In England; Drop 52,000 Tons of Bombs on 29,000 Sorties ….. With The Martin Mars On the Job ….. Easier Assembly, Maintenance In New Electric Junction Box ….. “Mild and Bitter” Returns, Honored ….. Martineers Are Lauded By WPB For Suggestions ….. They Say: ….. Award of Merit Presented to Newspaperman By WPD Group ….. Star Lighting the Girls ….. Sew for Yourself ….. Hobbies – A to Z, Hazel Freze Has Dope On Animals, Especially Dogs – Know What’s A Herpetologist? There’s One Here At Martin’s ….. Small Scale Stuff – Big Planes From Little Models Grow ….. Play Ball! ….. Brighter Paint Is Credited With Improving Safety Record ….. Naval Officer Designs Beaching Cradle for Use on Flying Boats ….. The Martin Family Album ….. Starlight on Aviation ….. Baseball Stars See How Bombers are Built ….. Marauder Men In 9th Air Force Praised by Gen. Anderson, C. O. ….. Martin Turrets Prove Ruggedness At Navy’s Dam Neck Training Unit ….. “The Ghost Walks”