IN THE AIR: Fights of the Week

The Royal Air Force conducted no major offensive operation last week, so there was no new argument over the efficacy of its bombers. But out of Britain, with assistance from the German radio, filtered reports of steps taken by the R. A. F. to keep its claims accurate. Two flying officers—D. P. C. P. Wood and Richard Blomfield—were secretly court-martialed. German broadcasters said their crimes were handing in false reports of spectacular air victories in which they participated. Wood was found guilty, dismissed. Blomfield, said to have fabricated a glorious account of a Helgoland raid, committed suicide before hearing...

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