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Apollos Warriors by michael haas

By michael haas

Apollos Warriors КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Air college PressАвтор(ы): Michael E. HaasЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1997Количество страниц: 380ISBN: 1-58566-035-3Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 7.46 mb RapidIfolder fifty one

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To aid ground units . . in night combat . . and bomber A/C in night attack of enemy. 42 OTHER Missions: As may be assigned by 5th Air Force. 1 The combat doctrine document left little doubt in the minds of newly assigned personnel as to the hazardous nature of the duty confronting them. No one was asking for volunteers this time and the three- or four-day period allowed for indoctrination of new members in unit mission and procedures didn’t allow for slow learners. “Classified” missions were initially flown in all three types of aircraft assigned to the flight.

Most messages, however, were aimed at demoralizing the enemy, urging the Communist troops to surrender by using the leaflet itself as a “safe conduct” pass. B Flight’s leaflet drops were made from 7,500 feet, a safer altitude than the much lower levels attempted by the 21st TCS earlier in the war. 13 B Flight eventually dropped its early attempts to use its B-26s and C-47s for psywar loudspeaker missions. Flown at 5,000 feet “or lower,” these flights took the same enemy ground-fire punishment meted out to all loudspeaker flights.

Both offices belonged to Far East Command’s Liaison Group, the predecessor to CCRAK. 20 Bob Brewer Aviary Agents EIGHTH US ARMY Bob Brewer The exhaustion and strain of extremely high-risk human intelligence (HUMINT) gathering shows on the faces of two returning female agents during a postmission debriefing. For some special missions, female agents parachuted into the target area unarmed and without radios. The success of the mission and personal survival were totally dependent on their individual ability to deceive the senior enemy officers they were sent to approach.

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