AERONAUTICS: Again, Mitchell

William Mitchell, the Brigadier General who talked himself down to the rank of Colonel and out of the Army by criticizing the War and Navy Departments' post-War air policies, this week began fresh repetition of his criticisms, in current issues of Aeronautics* and Liberty.

As many a lover of word-fights may have forgotten, Col. Mitchell has clamored for almost a decade for a Department of Aeronautics separate from the War and Navy Departments. His experiences during the War and immediately after persuaded him of the need. He was the first U. S. officer to...