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A Brief Parachute History

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(Right) On February 4 1912, Franz Reichelt, will jump off the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, wearing this crazy...

Gen Lesley J. McNair’s Folly

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While serving as an armor officer in the US Army during the cold war, I had access to considerable...

Gurkhas – WW-2 (Sanju Gurung)

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Gurkhas: Re-assessing the performance of Imperial Soldiers in WW-2. Sanju Gurung, Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Bowman (War Studie Dissertation) Acknowledgement It is my...

Patton’s Desert Training Center

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This archive - Georges S. Patton's Desert Training Center - was written by Col John Kennedy, US Air Force...

Will Love – Fort Douglas

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This is a request of one friend on Linkedin, William Love, Military Specialist, Fort Douglas Military Museum. William Love sent...

Château de Roumont

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Dear Members of the European Center of Military History, My name is Arthur Coppee, I'm a young fan of the...

644-TDB – (William R. Lally)

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My name is Daron, and I am a collector of vintage. My latest obsession is with Vogue Picture records....

AGF Cbt Observations 319.1/48

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319.1/48 (Foreign Obsrs) (S) GNGBI. (3-29-43) SUBJECT: Observer Report. E.S. Johnson, Col Infantry / Observator TO : By Auth Commanding General, Army...

Jedburgh (12-AG Support) 1944

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Foreword The Jedburghs were three-man teams parachuted into occupied France after D-Day to develop liaison with the Resistance. They were...

Para Raiders – USMC-WW-2

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Lt Col Jon T. Hoffman, US Marine Corps Reserve. Official Study - War Department, Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting,...

Tokyo – Doolittle Raid

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The Doolittle Raid of Apr 18, 1942, was the first air raid by the USA to strike the Japanese...

AAF Stations WW-2 – ETO

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Army Air Force Stations This article is a republication of the Guide to the Stations where US Army Air Forces...

Claire L. Chennault – Campaign Planner (CBI)

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This archive examines Claire Lee Chennault as a military theorist and campaign planner. It inquires whether Chennault's evolution of...

Air Section to AAF (1913-1940)

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At the peak of its strength in World War II, the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) had more...

AVG – Flying Tigers

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You fly a P-40 with two hundred gallons of aviation fuel that last two and a half hours for...

AIR OPs – CBI – WW-2

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Air Operations - China-Burma-India Maj Edward M. Hudak, Command and General Staff College, May 31, 1949. The problem! To determine the...

77-ID (2/306) Camp Downs – Leyte – (12/44)

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Operations of the 2nd Battalion, 306th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division during the attack on Camp Downs, Leyte, Phillppine...

6-MD (Baker 29) Okinawa – April 1945

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Operations of the Gun Platoon, Baker Co, 1/29th Regiment, 6th Marine Division, Okinawa, Ryukyus Islands, April 1, 1945 -...

6-ID (Charlie 63) Mt Mataba Luzon 1945

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The Sixth Army (6-A) landed on the southeastern shores of Lingayen Gulf, Luzon Island, on Jan 9, 1945, against...

24-ID – Mindanao – April-August 1945

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Operations of the 24th Infantry Division, invasion of Mindanao (with Emphasis on G-1 Activities), Philippine Islands, April 17 1945...

OSS Platoon (P) Night Recon Arakan Coast Burma

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Provisional OSS Platoon in a Night Recon, Arakan Coast, Burma, Oct 1944 - Apr 1945, India - Burma Campaign,...

Gurkhas – WW-2 (Sanju Gurung)

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Gurkhas: Re-assessing the performance of Imperial Soldiers in WW-2. Sanju Gurung, Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Bowman (War Studie Dissertation) Acknowledgement It is my...

The Ledo (Stilwell) Road

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On Dec 1, 1942, Gen Sir Archibald Wavell (UK), the supreme commander of the Far Eastern Theater, agreed with...

5332 (P) LRPG Central Burma – Jan 29 / Jul 15 1945

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At the beginning of 1945, less than eight months remained before the final surrender of Japan. Those eight months,...

5307-Galahad – Burma – April-May 1944

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Operations of the 5307th (Composite) Regiment (Provisional), Merrill’s Marauders, (Codenamed - Galahad), in Northern Burma during the period of...

124-CAV (2-Sq) Knight’s Hill Burma 1945

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China - Burma - India Operation of the 2nd Squadron, 124th Cavalry Regiment (Special) during the Battle of Knight's Hill...

124-CAV (Able) Nampakkha 1945

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China-Burma-India Operation of Troop A, 124th Cavalry Regiment, Mars Task Force, in the Battle of Nam-Pak-Kha, Jan 28, 1945, to...

5307 Galahad – CBI – Feb/ May 1944

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In the thick of battle, the soldier is busy doing his job. He has the knowledge and confidence that...

5307 – Combined Ops Burma 1944

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During the Second World War, the United States fought as a member of the largest military coalition ever formed....
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OSS Platoon (P) Night Recon Arakan Coast Burma

Provisional OSS Platoon in a Night Recon, Arakan Coast, Burma, Oct 1944 - Apr 1945, India - Burma Campaign, by Capt Martin J. Waters. This...

Gurkhas – WW-2 (Sanju Gurung)

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Gurkhas: Re-assessing the performance of Imperial Soldiers in WW-2. Sanju Gurung, Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Bowman (War Studie Dissertation) Acknowledgement It is my pleasure to thank those who...

Shot Down – (B-17 Susan Ruth)

Shot Down is about author Steve Snyder’s father, Howard Snyder, the ten-man crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth, and the unique experiences of each...

The Ledo (Stilwell) Road

On Dec 1, 1942, Gen Sir Archibald Wavell (UK), the supreme commander of the Far Eastern Theater, agreed with Gen Joseph Stilwell (US) to...

Tokyo – Doolittle Raid

The Doolittle Raid of Apr 18, 1942, was the first air raid by the USA to strike the Japanese home islands during WW-2. The...

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