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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - December 10, 1952, Kingsport, TennesseeKingsport times wednesday dec. 10, 1952 5 if War comes Usan can Streak to retaliation in 90 minutes editor s note this is the first of three articles on the u. S. Air Force in after four years increasing cold tension. By Philip Clarke London War comes America s powerful air Force in Britain could Streak to a devas Tating counterattack in 90 min utes. That s about How Long it would take the u. S. Third air Force and seventh air division to mount an All out air strike trom their Chain of bases in Britain. A Fleet of America s fastest bombers including types known to be adapted for atomic attack stand ready Day and night. A tour of major american air bases in Britain shows a Star with the West s weakness Only four years ago when the West s honeymoon with Russia was just Cooling into the cold War. Today american airmen and supporting ground troops Are scattered Over 28 big and Little installations from. Scotland to mansion at the Southeastern Corner of England. Most bases Are three hours or less from Moscow As the bomber flies. Many of the bigger bases Are adapted for Swift expansion in event of War. American airmen in Britain Fly and maintain 400-mile-an hour b50 super forts 550-Milie a hour b45 medium Jet bomb ers supersonic f86 Sabre Jet fighters and 600-mile-an-hour f84s. The exact number is a military secret. A few big giant b36s capable of cruising Miles Fly Over to Britain from the u. S. For Peri Odic training. Added to this powerful Ameri can Force is the full strength of Britain s Home based Royal air Force. The Raf s total manpower at Home and abroad numbers officers and men. Also in Britain is a Wing about 75 Canadian air Force Sabre jets. All of these forces american British and Canadian work smoothly together. Three squad Rons of u. S. Sabre jets Are under operational control of Brit ish air defense command. Brit ish Liaison officers Are stationed a All major u. S. Bases. Americans and britons Man super secret radar stations ring ing the British Isles. This warn ing and communication system is so classified air Force officers Don t even like to mention its existence. But it s no secret that the West won t get caught napping Here with another Pearl Harbor. The american air Force began moving Back to Britain in july 1948. When groups of b29 super Orts landed at Marham . Britain offered a number of wartime air bases to the Ameri cans rent free. Most of them needed expensive repairs and enlargement. U. S. Army engineers Are still at work with heavy equipment reconditioning the last two wartime bases loaned to the u. S. Latest navigational aids Are in operation at most bases. Weather is the biggest problem especially in the foggy and Stormy j Winter months. Supply and repair shops Han dle Ordinary maintenance work on the spot with lightning Speed. Bigger repair jobs Are done at the third air Force s huge strategic Supply base at Burtonwood 18 Miles from Liverpool. It s one of the biggest air Force depots in the Miles around its perimeter. I More than wives and children of u. S. Airmen and officers Are now living in Britain. Housing for these transplanted american families is a major headache both to american and British authorities because of England s acute housing Short age. The american air Force now spends about 100 million Dol Lars a year in Britain. It s one of Britain s biggest t Dollar sources. More than British Citi Zens Are employed by the u. S. Air Force As clerks Drivers and other types of workers. Farmers assured of Freedom under new gop regime Seattle the nation s Farmers have been told by pres ident elect Eisenhower he has not formulated a Long Range pol icy on agricultural legislation but they can be sure any help will not interfere with their Freedom of action. The Assurance was Given in a message Eisenhower sent to the american farm Bureau federa Tion president Allen b. Kline. The federation is holding its an Nual convention Here. Eisenhower said he recognized that government must help Farmers achieve a stabilized Prosperity but he did not specify How he thought this might be done. He indicated a Hope the matter could be decided by the time the present Law sup porting Basic agricultural commodities through 1954 expires. I he said that Dur ing the next two Yeats the conditions affecting Rural welfare will be thoroughly Analysed and that possible solutions will be discussed in meetings wherever Rural people come together. The conclusions developed in such nation wide discussions should in time be expressed to the appropriate committees of Congress and to the member ship of the agricultural advisory commission which we Are pledged to the farm Bureau members Are expected to adopt their recon nations regarding farm supports tomorrow at closing sessions of the four Day meeting which is being attended by Mem Bers. The present Law supports the i j Price of major commodities 90 per cent of parity. Lingerie special Dixie Belle Nylon panties 40 denier Nylon Tricot. White Only. Sizes 5-6-7. 1 each Pinehurst Rayon Tricot panties lace trimmed or Plain. Sizes 4-5-6-7 in lace trimmed. Sizes 8-9 in Plain. White Pink Blue each 1 p. S. They make wonderful gifts free gift wrapping a vex i v f f v p ladies Coats the gift of her at Christmas time with one of these. A Choice Selec Tion of Winter s most heart warning fabrics. 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