By William M. Leary

Korean struggle 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. 
Title is from a citation, spoken through William H. Tunner in 1948. Chronicles the function of the strive against shipment Command throughout the Korean warfare lower than the command of significant basic Tunner. comprises copyright material.

Show description

Read Online or Download Anything, Anywhere, Any Time: Combat Cargo in the Korean War PDF

Best aviation books

Boeing Field

Even earlier than there have been runways, the world south of the town of Seattle was once Washington's aviation hub. Charles Hamilton, a daredevil dubbed loopy guy of the Air, turned the 1st flyer within the nation whilst he coaxed his Curtiss biplane into the sky over Meadows Racetrack in 1910. He in a timely fashion crashed.

Douglas AD Skyraider

Although this extraordinary, piston-engined dive-bomber was once built too overdue for provider in global conflict II, it served with contrast in either Korea and Vietnam. Its rugged development and talent to hold greater than 3 hundreds ordnance made it excellent for a wide selection of initiatives, thereby making sure its toughness.

Extra info for Anything, Anywhere, Any Time: Combat Cargo in the Korean War

Sample text

Sandler, Stanley, ed. The Korean War: An Encyclopedia. , 1995. Stueck, William. The Korean War: An International History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995. Thompson, Annis G. The Greatest Airlift: The Story of Combat Cargo. Tokyo: Dai-Nippon Printing Company, 1954. Tunner, William H. “Interview of William H. S. 0512–911, AFHRA. ———. Over the Hump. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1964. Warren, John. “Troop Carrier Aviation in USAF, 1945–1955,” a draft of USAF Historical Study 134 (1957).

Forces. Eighth Army then switched the target to Munsan, 20 miles northwest of Seoul on the Imjin River, with the drop to take place on the morning of March 23. The weather was excellent on D day. The first serial of 21 C–119s, led by the commander of the airborne delivery phase of Operation Tomahawk, Col. Richard W. Henderson of the 314th Troop Carrier Group, took off from Taegu at 0730, formed up, and headed for Munsan. All aircraft made accurate drops at 0900 as Henebry in his C–54 command ship looked on.

Airdrop missions also continued, with the 314th Troop Carrier Group registering 614 sorties. Most of the airdrops were routine, but several came in response to emergencies. The most dramatic of the emergency airdrops took place in mid-February. Strong Chinese forces had encircled three battalions of the 23d Infantry Regiment, a French battalion, and the 1st Ranger Company at Chipyong-ni on Eighth Army’s left flank. On the night of February 13/14, the Chinese launched a series of fierce attacks against the American-French positions.

Download PDF sample

Anything, Anywhere, Any Time: Combat Cargo in the Korean War by William M. Leary
Rated 4.05 of 5 – based on 15 votes