National Geographic : 1944 Aug
Pioneers in Aerial Warfare: These Glider Pilots Spearheaded the Air Invasion of Burma andPaved the Way for Ground Troops On them depended the success of the whole operation. They had to carry in and land the Air Commandos who would build theairstrip, even ifitswarmed with Japs and was jammed with obstructions. Capt. Vincent Rose and Maj. William Taylor (front row center) ; Flight Officer Jackie Coogan, former movie star, atright.