World: Arrival at Ankara

All that anyone would admit was that the planes had landed in Turkey. Three of the bug-bellied, four-engined B-24s settled snugly on Ankara's airdrome, disgorging 21 jubilant men & officers in U.S. Army Air Force uniforms. One crashed near Ismit, between Ankara and Rumania's Nazified oil fields, with a Messerschmitt on its tail and the marks of Turkish anti-aircraft fire on its seamed skin. The official report was that they ran out of gas.

Where these Army bombers had been could only be guessed. Where they were headed was clear enough: three other B24s...

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