National Geographic : 1944 Aug
Pointing to Broadway, a Jungle Clearing Mapped on Bed Sheets, Colonel Cochran GivesHis Men Their Final Briefing They are to take off at dusk, each transport towing two gliders, and fly 200 miles into Burma. The gliders cutloose over Broadway and landed inthe dark. Troops fanned out to hold off any Jap attackers. At dawn engineers started the airstrip for powered planes. The mappartly hidden by"Flip Corkin" isofPiccadilly, unused rendezvous (pages 131, 136). White areas are clearings surrounded by dark-colored jungle. The hazards of landing gliders on anever-before-used field prompted the Colonel's final remark-"Tonight you are going to find out if you've got a soul !"