National Geographic : 1942 Jan
Java Assignment 107 Future Pilots to Guard the Netherlands Indies-Dutch Air Cadets at Soerabaja When they complete their courses, they will fly modern airplanes. Exact size of the air force is care fully guarded, but there are more than 400 Curtiss fighters, Ryan trainers, Lockheed Hudson and Glenn Martin bombers, and a score of pre-war German Dorniers and Fokkers. In September, 1941, the Nether lands placed a $24,000,000 order for bombers with North American. These will be flown across the Pacific. Lunge! Dutch Naval Cadets Learn the Classic Fencing Postures Although fencing no longer is a vital subject, training is required to develop poise and agility.