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  • Title: Jerry B. Riseley typescript : Adjutant's journal : Second Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry
    Date (inclusive): 1943
    Collection Number: 89034
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 volume (1 folder) (0.1 Linear Feet)
    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.
    Creator: Riseley, Jerry B.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1989.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jerry B. Riseley typescript : Adjutant's journal : Second Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Parachute troops
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
    Kinsler, Kenneth, -1943
    United States. Army. Parachute Regimental Combat Team, 503rd