Tuesday, 7 March 2017

US Navy training 30.000 men to serve on board of her aircrafts according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 2 February 1942

An item dated Washington, USA 1st reported that the US Navy Department was intended to train 30.000 pilots each year, which was the largest US Navy aviation program ever. A second item supplied other details. There were 30.000 pilots, navigators and other personnel to be trained needed for the 1942 production program. Commanding officer of the training facility was general major Barton K. Young.