Power-Pack (82d Airborne Division, Dominican Republic 1965-1966). 82d Airborne Division, Rovert F. Barry, ed. and compl.

Power-Pack (82d Airborne Division, Dominican Republic 1965-1966)

Portsmouth, VA: 82d Airborne Division Assn/ Messenger Pritning Co., 1965. Hardcover. Overszied in pebbeled gold cloth hardcover stamped in red. Map endpapers. 96 pp. Illustrated throughout with color and black and white photos. Very good, modest wear at the extremities, previous owner's name and military address at Ft. Bragg on the top of the front free endpaper. Pictorial survey of the mission of the 82d Airborne that was dispatched to the Dominican Republic following the Trujillo assassination and subsequent elections (1963) in "Operation Power PacK". The first of 33 plane loads of the Division landed San Isidro on April 30, 1965 as the U.S. showed (armed) concern over the spread of communist influence in the Western Hemisphere. The American military was engaged in both stabilization as well as combat activities, with the 82d suffering its first combat casulties since World War II. Very Good. Item #E25123

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