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The Great Snafu Fleet Gerald A. White Jr.

The Great Snafu Fleet

Gerald A. White Jr.

Published February 3rd 2001
ISBN : 9780738838342
Hardcover
280 pages
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 About the Book 

1st Combat Cargo Squadron, a.k.a. The Great Snafu Fleet, flew C-47s in India in 1944, air-dropping supplies in Burma. Going to China in late 1944, they spent the rest of the war, delivering vital supplies and personnel for Gen Chennaults 14th AirMore1st Combat Cargo Squadron, a.k.a. The Great Snafu Fleet, flew C-47s in India in 1944, air-dropping supplies in Burma. Going to China in late 1944, they spent the rest of the war, delivering vital supplies and personnel for Gen Chennaults 14th Air Force Flying Tigers and the OSS, often behind enemy lines.Author Biography: Gerald White has spent more than 25 years in various defense and aviation related work. A career Reservist, he has been an intelligence specialist on active duty and with the California Air National Guard, a business (undergraduate) and history (graduate) student, and a defense contractor in the communications analysis and unmanned aerial vehicle area. He also has 12 years as a C-5 loadmaster in the Air Force Reserve with more than 4500 flying hours and combat support missions for Operations JUST CAUSE and DESERT SHIELD/STORM. He currently serves as a Master Sergeant in the Air Force Reserve as a historian and is also employed as a civilian historian by the Air Force. This is his first book.