National Affairs: Real Enemy: Fog

Having assembled the greatest peacetime air force concentration in U. S. history at Dayton (TIME, May 25), early last week the Army prepared to move its 672-plane armada toward Chicago. The fleet was to attack a mythical foreign horde which threatened the south end of Lake Michigan. But before the armada could get its wheels off the Dayton airfields, a real enemy pounced upon it: fog.

After an emergency meeting in the dead of night, Frederick Trubee Davison, Assistant Secretary of War for Aeronautics, Major General James E. Fechet, Chief of Air Corps,...

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