July 1944

Military Digest

Volume 28, Issue 7

A Review of Current Military Thought

Wings, Today and Tomorrow

The British report 90,000 planes produced from war start to January 1, 1944, about 4000 over U. S. 1943 production of 85,946. Thus their 52 month average is 1730 compared with U. S. average of 3073, and their present rate should be three times average, or 5000 per month. Churchill recently said Russian output about equaled Britain's, indicating Allied production of just under 20,000 planes per month-estimated six times total Axis production.

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