During an interview in the US, Lt. Gen. Ira Eaker talks about problems of expansion of the air corps prior to World War II.
United States USA Date:1960 Duration:3 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
A interview of United States Air Force Lieutenant General Ira Eaker conducted by Dr. Maurer in the United States. General Eaker talks about the development of the air corps. He says that if they had not undertaken bombing in World War II, millions of people would have died. They were also able to raze ammunition factories in Germany. The strategic bombing which they undertaken helped to win the war. He talks about the development of fighter aircraft, the difficulties faced in making funds available for aviation research and development.
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