The Martin Star 1945 05 (PDF)


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Vol. IV No. 4
Cover: Last of the famous B-26 Marauder medium bombers are shown on the front cover as they looked lined up at the Martin Airport prior to delivery to the Army and Navy. The yellow ships in the background are the Navy ships, which are designated JM-1. The picture was taken in Ansco color by Charles Cignatta. ……. Articles Inside: … Just Plain Bill ( Bill Ruttig ) ….. Reward for Teamwork ….. $$ for Your Ideas ….. The Old Army Game – Even the Service Reps. learn the tricks of the trade in a hurry, as Shorty Mace, Senior Rep. with the 1st Tactical Air Force, reveals in this harrowing tale. ….. Elect H. T. Rowland 1st Vice-President of Martin Company ….. College of JRM Knowledge – Flying and servicing those 20 Mars ships for the Navy will require expert knowledge, and the training program opened here this week will give “the works” in a minimum of time. Here’s how the “college” will operate. ….. Electric School Ma’rm – Trainees at Patuxent Naval Air Station learn to fly PBM Mariners without leaving the ground in the newest electrical wonder, which is so realistic you can almost get airsick. ….. Army-Navy “E” Presented in Colorful Ceremony ….. No Bed of Roses ( Foreign Service for Reps.) ….. Diary of an English Woman Aircraft Worker By Elizabeth Stephens ….. Star Lighting the Girls ….. Play Ball ….. Photo Pages ….. Hobbies – Wilsonia, Pennies and Birthdays ….. Up in the Air – and How! – New non-stop endurance record is made by PBM Mariner, which almost broke the world’s record held by its “Big Sister,” the Martin Mars. ….. Baltimores Leading Attack in Italy ….. $$ for Your Ideas ….. It’s Easy…If You Just Know How!… – Car Repairs ….. Now It’s Plastic Tools ….. The Martin Family Album ….. Unique Martinette By Roger Ward ….. Weather is Bad, but B-26s Keep On Flying ….. The Martin Girl ….. Canton ( Division )