ARMY: Good Good Planes

Tough little Harry S. Truman, tillerman on the Senate Committee investigating the war effort, made move No. 2 last week to get at the heart of the controversy over the quality of U.S. war planes. Move No. 1 was his blast on Sept. 14 at their inferior performance in some weight and type categories. Now he called Lieut. General Henry H. ("Hap") Arnold, chief of the Army Air Forces, for questioning.

Hap Arnold was on the spot. U.S. fighter pilots in England had damned the present production models of U.S. fighting planes (Curtiss...

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