AIR: To the Front

In England last week were four more U.S. air generals. They joined two already there. The American air-assault staff is now generally complete. Their presence showed that the U.S. meant air business. The lineup:

¶ Already on hand: Major General Carl Spaatz, Commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, and his bomber command chief, Brigadier General Ira Eaker (TIME, July 27).

¶ Tall, lean, fiercely mustached Brigadier General Frank O'Driscoll Hunter, 47, the new fighter-command chief. "Monk" Hunter loves fighter planes, even though he spent nine months in a hospital when one fell...

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