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Germany used many sorts of Russian conflict tanks captured in the course of WWII, and this publication supplies a correct account in either photos and textual content.

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Like new bombardiers, graduates of navigation school were commissioned and sent to a gunnery course. performed one of three duties gunner, radio operator, or aircraft engineer. Most men who washed out during classification were sent on to gunnery school or perhaps to radio or engineers' school. Many enlisted airmen were washedout pilot, bombardier, or navigator trainees. Elmer Zeidman, who ended up as a tail gunner in the 487th Bomb Group, washed out of Enlisted combat airmen usually — Who Were These Combat Airmen?

Upon your pilot's graduation from advanced flight training, you received wings and, in most cases, a commission as a second lieu- tenant. For the newly minted pilots, graduation day was a very proud day indeed. It was the culmination of nearly a year of hard work and intensive learning. Those who made it could look back upon each phase of their training and remember many comrades who had washed out or fallen victim to accidents or other. Nearly 40 percent of those accepted for primary flight training never became pilots.

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