Army & Navy - Big Store

The world's biggest business stocks ten times as many catalogue items as Sears, Roebuck. It has a larger civilian payroll than General Motors. It runs a bigger teletype system than any U.S. press association. The business is the Air Service Command, the department store, garage, and mail-order house of the Army Air Forces.

Last week the A.S.C. proudly announced its own air freight line. It is, properly, the longest in the world: 14,000 miles from A.S.C. headquarters at Patterson Field (near Dayton, Ohio) to Karachi, India. A big Liberator cargo plane (C-87) made...

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