SWEDEN: Silver Shield

In Swedish the word plan means both airplane and scheme. Last week there reached the U. S. from Sweden a strange story involving both.

Most of Sweden's best hospitals are in big cities on the coast; many of Sweden's population fall sick far inland, beyond high mountains. To get these unfortunates out, Sweden had three ambulance airplanes—until one of them crashed on the Lapland mountains in October.

When he heard about the accident, Germany's Field Marshal Hermann Göring, who, long before he got too paunchy to slide into a cockpit, served as a...

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