Chicago. Ziff-Davis. 02- 1943.
Volume XXXII Number 2. February 1943 issue of the magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 307pp, 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, color pictorial wrappers. Light wear to covers: overall very good condition; bright and clean. This special number of the sleekly designed aviation magazine, featuring an impressive array of color and black and white photos, is devoted to U.S. Naval Aviation at War. The editor writes in his introduction "This second special issue devoted to U.S. Naval Aviation at War is a logical sequel to the fist. It is a report to the American people, to those whose sons are fighting in the various theatres of action, to those who know how great the stakes are and how dreadful will be the result of defeat. It is a statement in simple rugged terms, from which the American people can draw renewed faith and breathe deep confidence." Introductory article "The Bureau of Aeronautics" by Rear Adm. John S. McCain with color portrait. Feature articles, many written by ranking members of the Navy, discuss numerous aspects of the Naval Air Services at war including The Battle; The Carrier; The Fighter; The Scout Bomber; The Enemy; The Marines; Gliders; Barrage Balloons; The Coast Guard; Air Heroes; The Waves; and much much more, including considerable advertising devoted to military aircraft and aircraft components. Item #47190