Books: The Long Job

QUEENS DIE PROUDLY—W. L. White—Harcourt, Brace ($2.50).

In the New Guinea jungles, Australian soldiers pushing the Jap back, mile by bloody, sweaty mile, grinned as they heard the planes coming over. They had air power now to help them. But they could remember when things were different. . . .

Lieut. Colonel Frank Kurtz, ex-Olympic high diver, pilot of the old Flying Fortress Swoose, which has "worn ruts" across the Pacific ferrying Lieut. General George Brett, former United Nations Air Force Commander in the Southwest Pacific, knew the story. He had flown the long...

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