Airborne Forces at War: From Parachute Test Platoon to the 21st Century
Kroesen, Frederick J., Army
Airborne Forces at War: From Parachute Test Platoon to the 21st Century. Robert K. Wright Jr., Ph.D. and John T Greenwood, Ph.D. Naval Institute Press. 214 pages; photographs; maps; index; $39.95.
In Airborne Forces at War, Robert K. Wright Jr. and John T. Greenwood present a comprehensive summation of the activities, organizations and combat operations that collectively spell out the history of the airborne forces of the U.S. Army. Almost every airborne unit, almost every combat action and almost every decision critical to the evolution of Airborne organization and doctrine are identified. But the mention of each is more in the form of a daily morning report that summarizes the …
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Publication information: Article title: Airborne Forces at War: From Parachute Test Platoon to the 21st Century. Contributors: Kroesen, Frederick J. - Author. Magazine title: Army. Volume: 58. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 2008. Page number: 91+. © Association of the United States Army Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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