AIR: Navy Chennault

A handful of top-flight naval aviators in a Navy building projection room in Washington last week intently watched the latest Walt Disney film. It was no Donald Duck comedy they were watching, but the newest training film for Navy fighter pilots. It was also another achievement for a veteran airman whom Navy flyers recognize as their best fighter tactician.

Lieut. Commander John Smith Thach, whose rich voice came from the sound track, has busied himself with air tactics since the early '30s, with a combination of studious analysis and flying virtuosity rarely found...

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