ARMED FORCES: Operation Powerhouse

Nearing the end of a Denver speech reviewing the history of U.S. military aviation, Air Force Chief of Staff Nathan F. Twining last week made news heard all the way to Moscow. In a two-week period ending Dec. 11, said Twining, more than 1,000 Strategic Air Command B-47 jet bombers flew nonstop combat training missions averaging 8,000 miles each over North America and the arctic. "This is the first time that the nation's Strategic Air Force has tested the operational capability of its strike force in such large numbers during such a short period of time. These missions...

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