AIR: Beyond Anything Imagined

The Army Air Forces are getting ready for the last phase of World War II—the concentration of power against Japan. Last week Lieut. General Barney M. Giles, Chief of Staff of the A.F.F., gave the world an idea of what that power will be.

Aircraft production will be cut back 40% after V-E day, but the planes will be bigger by weight, production will still be close to its alltime high. The "numbers racket"—production of many models, causing bitterness particularly among maintenance men—will be curtailed.

The heavy bombers:

¶The B-29 Superfortress. ¶Its companion...

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