By George E. Stratemeyer, Air Force History and Museums Program (U.S.)
Comprises the diary of Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer, the a long way East Air Forces commander through the Korean warfare. Edited via William T.Y'Blood basically to make the textual content extra readable. Covers the interval from June 25, 1950 to may possibly 20, 1951.
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These C. Turner Joy discuss Korean operations divisions were occupation, not comwith Secretary of the Navy Francis P. bat, forces and were not up even to Matthews their authorized peacetime strength of 12,500 men each. Competent officers were scarce, and of the enlisted men, many were in the Army’s two lowest intelligence classifications! Shortages of everything from rifles to tanks plagued the Eighth Army units. 55 52. The History of the United Nations Forces in the Korean War, Vol. IV (Seoul, 1975), p 650-651.
Let Great Britain give Communist China Hong Kong if they are so anxious to give other people’s real estate away. 7. Let’s get our prisoners out of Red China dungeons even if we have to fight for them. 8. The same people who sold China and European Soviet satellites down the river should not now be advising the present American administration. 9. Let’s get rid of fear — repeat fear — and practice “In God We Trust,” with fight in it. 10. , and all Americans with guts. 11. I agree with General Chennault that Communist China is a “paper tiger” of bluff and bluff.
It was “King of the Hill” writ large. In the air, the action was as nasty as on the ground. Early in the war, FEAF met little resistance from the overmatched North Korean Air Force. Flak was another story. Close support missions are always dangerous, and as the Communist antiaircraft defenses increased, aircraft losses began to climb. Nevertheless, these attacks continued, as did B–29 attacks over the whole of Communist-held Korea. 75 73. For years, Wilson was publisher and editor of the magazine, Flying.