Corpus ID: 109756998

Jungle Skippers: The 317th Troop Carrier Group in the Southwest Pacific and Their Legacy

@inproceedings{Poole2014JungleST,
  title={Jungle Skippers: The 317th Troop Carrier Group in the Southwest Pacific and Their Legacy},
  author={John D Poole},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract : This study examines the 317th Troop Carrier Group s experience in the southwest Pacific during World War II to identify its long-term impacts. The work focuses on the 317th's role in two specific events, the Battle of Wau in January 1943, and the airborne assault at Nadzab the following September. Each event highlights a specific half of the combat airlift dichotomy of airland and airdrop. In airland, troops are moved by aircraft, and disembark after the aircraft reaches the ground… Expand

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