The Lieutenant Takes the Sky, published in 1938 in Five-Novels Monthly

“The Lieutenant Takes the Sky”
by L. Ron Hubbard

Publication date: October 1938

Original publication: Five-Novels Monthly

Genre: Military & War

Story description: Unjustly sentenced to a five year “death sentence” in a penal battalion, Mike Malloy get a reprieve—that is, if he is willing to fly into the teeth of a Berber rebellion.

Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the book The Lieutenant Takes the Sky.