Books: Books, Aug. 9, 1943

Born Fighter

GOD Is My Co-Pilot— Roberf L Scoff Jr.—Scribner ($2.50).

Robert L. Scott Jr. saw his first airplane at the age of four or five. The pilot went into a spin, crashed horribly in front of him. Little Robert was wildly excited: he saw in the shattered plane the instrument that "freed one from the earth." He begged "destiny" to make him "a fighter pilot." Destiny did—in somewhat less time than destiny usually takes to do things. At 34, Colonel Robert L. Scott Jr. became group commander of Major General Chennault's fighter force in...

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