AIR: Skeptic

Not all air gunners win their medals by shooting the enemy out of the air. In a story released last week in Air Force (official service journal of the A.A.F.), the Army told how one gunner rang the gong by using his wits and the lore he had learned in radio school.

On the way out to a bombing target the gunner-operator picked up a message in the proper code of the day. Its instruction: change course and attack a different objective. Said Air Force:

"The message seemed proper enough . . . but [Technical Sergeant] Sachnoff became suspicious. At that...

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