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This Page Declassified IAW EO12958 ‘Caseifation By auti. of RET The original of this monograph and +) graph and ito from vikich it wes written are in ? Historical Division, ‘aren: Bldg. 91h, Manyoll Kir Foree Bese, Alsbeee Alabama, ~2 c. ASSISTANT CIEE OF AR STAPF INTELLIGENCE HISTORICAL DIVISION ~ SCANNED BY ISA cecoullTY INFORMATION THIS PAGE Declassified IAW EO12958 This Page Declassified IAW EO12958 THIS PAGE Declassified IAW EO12958 This Page Declassified IAW EO12958 Tks the desire of the President, the Secretary of War, and the Commanding General, Army Aur Forces, that a solid record of the experiences of the AAF be compiled, This is one of a series of studies prepared as a “first narrative” in the projected over- all history of the Army Air Forces, The decision to make the information contained herein available for staff and operational use without delay has prevented recourse to some primary sources, Readers familiar with this subject matter are Snvited to contribute additional facts, interpretations, and constructive suggestions, ‘This study will be handled in strict comphance with AR 380-5, 7 Brigadier General, U, 8, Army Assistant Chief of’ Air Staff, TateTligence Readers are requested to forward comments and criticisms, and to this end perforated sheets, properly addressed, are appended at the back of this study. THIS PAGE Declassified IAW EO012958