qIn Japanese-occupied Burma, where terrain made a textbook frontal assault on the Japanese impossible, the Air Commandos took an unorthodox approach to the fight, using unconventional hit-and-run tactics to confuse the enemy and to destroy their lines of communication and supply. This book describes how the unit successfully attacked the enemy from the air, resupplied British commandos on the ground, and airlifted the wounded out of the battle area - eventually driving the Japanese out of Burma.q--BOOK JACKET.Believing the individual on the jeep was Cochran, Smith decided to have a little fun. ... Cochran later apologized to the SEAC commander, who shrugged the incident off with the remark that he should not have been ... Two of the CG-4As on a double tow did not reach the landing zone, having suffered tow rope problems.
|Title||:||Air Commandos Against Japan|
|Author||:||William T. Y'Blood|
|Publisher||:||Naval Inst Press - 2008|