Army & Navy - On Schedule

In winter the North Atlantic airway to Europe is no "milk run." Hurricane winds blow over desolate wastes of water. The bases are often closed in by sudden storms. Moisture-laden air can sheathe a plane in ice. With magnificent understatement, airmen used to say the route was "unreliable."

But this week the Air Transport Command's North Atlantic division, in ceremonies at bases from Maine to Iceland, will mark the opening of its second winter of regularly scheduled operations. A flight to Europe, winter or summer, is now as routine an operation as a...

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