Judge Advocate, the legal officer of a military or naval command. He advises the commanding officer on such matters as contracts and property rights, and acts as prosecutor in a court-martial. A judge advocate general is the chief legal officer of a country's air, land, or sea forces. He reviews the decisions of all courts-martial, and advises the chief of staff and the government on matters of military or naval law.
The successes of the Mitsubishi A6M Zero during the first six months of World War II stunned Western observers. Its dominance was frightening, but soon surpassed. Learn about the rise and fall of the A6M Zero, and its unique design specifications.
The Supermarine Spitfire was continuously improved throughout World War II, with 22,000 Spitfires produced. The Spitfire fought successfully in every theater of the war. See specifications for the Spitfire and read how this heroic airplane developed.