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Overview of the Jerry B. Riseley typescript : Adjutant's journal : Second Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry
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Description
Relates to military operations of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment in the New Guinea campaign during World War II, especially to the parachute landing at Nadzab, New Guinea, and to circumstances surrounding the death and presumed suicide of the regimental commander, Colonel Kenneth Kinsler. Includes retrospective interpellations, a battalion roster, and a related sound recording. Photocopy.
Background
First lieutenant, United States Army; adjutant, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1943.
Extent
1 volume (1 folder) (0.1 linear feet)
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For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.