The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Nov. 29, 1943

Winged Victory (by Moss Hart; produced by the U.S. Army Air Forces) takes off with a roar, will keep flying till God knows when. A salute to the Air Forces, it is simple, warmhearted, big—and served up with a rousing Army Band. As a play, it never once batters the mind. But as a show it often whops the emotions, as a spectacle often tingles the blood.

Against a swarming background, Playwright Hart tells the story of six typical young flyers. First half of Winged Victory spans the 15-month training period, from a rowdy...

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