AERONAUTICS: East Coast Destroyed

Leaving Hampton Roads. Va., at dawn, 16 large Martin bombers flew in war formation to Bangor, Me., covering the distance of 800 miles in eight and a half hours. At Mitchel Field, L. I., the armada was reinforced by a squadron of fast De Havilands and single-seater fighters. Fully armed and equipped, the Martin bombers each carried from three to five men, camp equipment from cots to typewriters, enough food to last four days. Sometimes the commander, Major John N. Reynolds, took his fleet in single file, sometimes in V formation so...

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