Army & Navy: Irony of War

Lieut. General George Kenney, the Southwest Pacific's air commander, announced the loss of his fourth key airman in three months: Major Kenneth Mc-Cullar of Batesville, Miss., partner with the late Major William Benn in developing low-level skip-bombing (TIME, Jan. 18). Major Benn and Brigadier Generals Kenneth Walker and Howard Ramey were lost in action, but Major McCullar's death was due to a freak accident.

A pesky wallaby (small kangaroo) ran in front of his Hying Fortress as it took off, broke a hydraulic line on the landing gear. Flames from the exhaust fired...

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