Army & Navy: Respectable Floozie

Allied bombers were back again, plowing and harrowing the "secret-weapon," "rocket-gun," "special-military" coast of France. The most successful aircraft on the job was a plane that had just lived down an unjust but bad reputation: the U.S. Martin Marauder.

Marauder pilots swept in day after day, returned with astonishingly low losses. The operation was all so brisk, business like and efficient that it was hard to remember that the sleek, cigar-bodied B-26 had come close to being washed up as an unruly failure, not many months ago.

Good piloting and crack operations have...

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