By William M. Leary
Korean conflict 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition.
Title is from a citation, spoken via William H. Tunner in 1948. Chronicles the function of the wrestle shipment Command throughout the Korean struggle below the command of significant common Tunner. comprises copyright material.
Read or Download Anything, Anywhere, Any Time: Combat Cargo in the Korean War PDF
Similar aviation books
Appears on the background of Hickam, the USAF's major base in Hawaii. Drawing on aviation photographs, this publication indicates how, from its rebuilding after Pearl Harbor as much as the current day, it has performed an essential position in USAF actions over the Pacific and Indian Oceans and has noticeable an enormous array of frontline forms function from its coral runway.
The penultimate quantity within the sequence covers the an important interval within the west after the Allied landings at the Normandy coast in June 1944 and then the Allied forces complex throughout France in the direction of the Low nations and extremely borders of the Reich itself. This used to be whilst the Allied bombing onslaught opposed to Germany through the massed plane of the RAF and USAAF grew in depth because the German air defenses bought ever extra stretched.
Colonel Andrews concentrates on tactical innovation in the course of warfare. He examines the level to which USAF doctrine ready the U.S. imperative Command Air Forces (CENTAF) for its project opposed to the Republican defend Forces Command (RGFC). He describes how CENTAF adjusted air operations opposed to Iraq's RGFC within the 1990-91 invasion of Kuwait.
- Pioneers of Flight
- A-6 Intruder
- F-104 Starfighter
- Jagdwaffe volume Three, section 1: Strike in the Balkans April-May 1941
- Airlift Doctrine
- Helicopter Theory
Extra info for Anything, Anywhere, Any Time: Combat Cargo in the Korean War
Air transport, he stressed, should be “an integral part of the overall transportation system required to support a campaign or operations,” and it must be concentrated in one organization, with mission assignments by the theater commander. The second cardinal principle concerned efficiency. ” Efficiency had suffered during the Korean War because of too few aircrews, maintenance supplies, and technical personnel. During the Berlin Airlift, Tunner had three crews per aircraft, and obtained eight to ten hours of daily usage.
At the same time, the 315th took over aerial port responsibilities from the army, creating the 6127th Air Terminal Group. This move was squarely in line with Tunner’s belief that efficiency required a single airlift organization to control all functions at aerial ports. Finally, the lst Troop Carrier Group (Provisional) was absorbed into the 437th Troop Carrier Wing, a C–46-equipped Chicago reserve unit that had arrived in the theater in November 1950. The 1st Troop Carrier Group had accomplished a great deal since its organization in September, airlifting 27,736 passengers, 7,005 casualties, and 11,808 tons of cargo.
The 1st Troop Carrier Group had accomplished a great deal since its organization in September, airlifting 27,736 passengers, 7,005 casualties, and 11,808 tons of cargo. The Airlift Continues February 1951 saw bitter seesaw fighting in Korea. Suwon, which had been recaptured by Eighth Army on January 26, became the center of airlift operations. Combat Cargo delivered some 3,000 tons of cargo to Suwon during the month and flew out more than 4,000 casualties. Airdrop missions also continued, with the 314th Troop Carrier Group registering 614 sorties.
Anything, Anywhere, Any Time: Combat Cargo in the Korean War by William M. Leary