Malmstrom Air Force Base - located in Great Falls, Montana - was established as an operational Second Air Force training installation in 1942, when the first B-17 landed on Great Falls Army Air Force Base. B-17 combat crew training ended in October 1943, and Lend-Lease operations started to offer support to Russia during WWII. Also, in 1954, the base was named after the 407th vice wing commander, Col. Einar Axel Malmstrom. Learn the history of this military base through this illustrated title. 128 pages, 206 photos, 6 ½"x 9 ¼", softcover.