Canada: THE SERVICES: Middle Kingdom

From his headquarters at Edmonton, the commanding officer of the North West Air Command looks out and up into a vast aerial kingdom. His domain stretches 2,000 miles from Lake of the Woods to the Pacific, and 2,000 miles from the 49th Parallel to the polar seas. Prairie flying schools trained 131,553 flyers for World War II. Through North West's staging fields pass B-29s, shuttling between the U.S. and Alaska (half of the Edmonton field is set aside for Americans).

Last week, the R.C.A.F. announced that Air Vice Marshal Kenneth M. Guthrie,...

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