FIFTEENTH AIR FORCE
of the Air Inspector H/JEW/ar
TO: Commanding Officer, 450th Bombardment Group,
APO 520, U S Army
the excellent conditions surrounding bombsight and A.F.C.E. maintenance during
the recent inspection of your group, further investigation was made with
results as follows:
bombsight shop is the best arranged, equipped, and maintained that has been
seen in this Air Force.
and reports show that extra precautions, beyond those required by pertinent
directives, have been taken to prevent bombsights from freezing.
c. No time
or trouble has been spared in tracing down and eliminating bombsight and
A.F.C.E. malfunctions. These have been held to a very low level.
have been constructed and put to use that save wear and tear on equipment. Of
particular note is the voltage regulation system which has saved batteries, the
supply of which has always been limited.
ideas have been made available to everyone.
Excellent cooperation has always been maintained with staff sections concerned.
Group bombing record speaks for itself, and while it is realized that the
record made is the result of excellent teamwork, it is also known that the
excellent maintenance has contributed considerably. If in your opinion, the
above mentioned conditions are worthy of special note, it is heartily
recommended that the person or persons directly responsible be suitably