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Overview of the Jerry B. Riseley typescript : Adjutant's journal : Second Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Jerry B. Riseley typescript : Adjutant's journal : Second Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry
    Dates: 1943
    Collection Number: 89034
    Creator: Riseley, Jerry B.
    Collection Size: 1 volume (1 folder) (0.1 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jerry B. Riseley typescript : Adjutant's journal : Second Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1989.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Location of Originals

    Original in possession of: J. B. Riseley.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    First lieutenant, United States Army; adjutant, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1943.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kinsler, Kenneth, dd. 1943.
    United States. Army. Parachute Regimental Combat Team, 503rd.
    Parachute troops.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--New Guinea.