ARMY & NAVY: Worst


Seventy miles out from San Pedro the U. S. Fleet, maneuvering last week as a rehearsal for spring war games, ran into a light rain that freshened into a gusty squall. Suddenly, from the droning plane formation above the Flagship Pennsylvania came an unrehearsed crash, flame flashing out across the dark sky. Down near the flagship, Plane 11-P-3, having collided in the wind with Plane 11-P-4, dropped into the sea like a burning meteor. Plane 11-P-4 plummeted into the water by its side.

The mighty fleet came to a stop, turned its searchlights on the spot. A boat...

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