World Battlefronts: Magic from Waterproof

For the bitter, uphill fight that must be made in China, Burma and India, the U.S. Army Air Forces will have the finest fighter squadrons in the world. The Army made certain of that last week: it appointed Brigadier General Claire Lee Chennault to boss the fighter command headquartered in Calcutta.

More than any flying man in World War II, 49-year-old Claire Chennault, leathery student of the split-second formation attack, has proved that fighting quality can triumph over numerical odds and superior equipment in the hands of the enemy. The proof is provided by the hottest, most destructive, most deadly accurate...

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