Authors

Kay Nehring

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Nick Manderfield

Publication/Presentation Date

Winter 2-8-2017

Abstract/Description

The daughter of Lt. Charles Nehring, who flew C-47 missions in the SW Pacific during WW II, tells the largely forgotten story of the airborne missions flown in the South West Pacific Theater. Hear briefings on the airborne missions at Nadzap, Noemfoor, Corregidor, Tagaytay Ridge and Appari which were flown by the by men of the 317thTroop Carrier Group and jumped by the 503rdand 11thAirborne. Using never before seen photos; rare color film and first hand reports, Kay shares the story of each of these remarkable events. A moving tribute to heroic veterans who served there and are now largely gone.

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