TITLE

Fighter Pilot

PUB. DATE
July 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;7/21/41, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the author's experience as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Information on the noise of machines running up on the airfield; Discussion of aerial bombing at air station; Statement that it was a striking proof of the inefficacy of their attempts to wipe out the U.S. advance fighter airfields.
ACCESSION #
14709207

 

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