Army & Navy - MARINES: The Brood of Noisy Nan

Over isolated atolls in the Central Pacific Marine planes flew last week, relentlessly exploiting the helpless position of stranded Japs. In less than two months the Marines had flown 2,330 sorties against Jap-held islands in the eastern Marshalls, peppering them with 1,628 tons of bombs. The Marines were working off some private wrath. The Japs were unlucky enough to be there to catch it.

For a long time Marine flyers have brooded over their treatment by the Navy, which has declined to give them the kind of a job they crave. They think that when landings are made by Marine divisions,...

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