Imphal, The Hump and Beyond
U.S.A.A.F. Combat Cargo Groups of the Second World War
Began At Imphal" the historically correct
documentation of the 4 Combat Cargo Groups created during World War II to solve the
logistics of jungle and island warfare where roads and other means of transportation were
In 1943 the War Department created a
new air supply system - Combat Cargo - to service troops in the inaccessible jungles and
island areas of W.W.II. Completely self-sufficient and capable of moving on short
notice while at the same time being nearly 100% operational, Combat Cargo was to carry
ground troops and equipment to the fighting zone, maintain reinforcements, furnish
complete logistical supply, and evacuate the wounded and other personnel.
ISBN: 0897451112 112 pages. Illus., 8 x 11 paperback. Copyright 1988
Available from the publisher: Sunflower University Press, 1531 Yuma (Box 1531), Manhattan, Kansas 66502-4228
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I am looking for former members of the 3rd Combat Cargo Group, 1st, Combat Cargo Group, 2nd Combat Cargo Group and the 4th Combat Cargo Group. In fact I would like to hear from anyone who flew over the Hump during WW II, or flew any Combat Cargo Missions at any time (Berlin Air-Lift, Korea, etc.)
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