National Defense: Neglected Phase

When William H. Cook of Los Angeles joined the U. S. Army Air Corps few weeks ago he had an unusual career to report. He had made 389 parachute jumps, sailed through the air on silken wings many a time as one of the original "batmen." Last week the Air Corps announced his assignment to school for a neglected phase of his education: Private Bill Cook was being taught how to pack one of the parachutes he had often used.

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