Finding History: How Captain Cortez Enloe's Journal Sheds New Light on the History of the World War II Air Commandos and Operation Thursday

Air Commando Journal, Vol. 3, No. 4, p. 11, 2014

7 Pages Posted: 29 Jan 2015

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Patrick J. Charles

Government of the United States of America - Air Force

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

This paper discusses the unknown journal kept by Air Commando flight surgeon Captain Cortez Enloe, the only surviving personal day-to-day account of the Air Commandos of World War II. The journal sheds new light on the history of the Air Commandos and Operation Thursday.

Keywords: World War II, Air Commandos, Cortez Enloe, Orde C. Wingate, Louis Mountbatten, Philip Cochran, John Alison, Henry H. Arnold, revisionist history, historiography

Suggested Citation

Charles, Patrick J., Finding History: How Captain Cortez Enloe's Journal Sheds New Light on the History of the World War II Air Commandos and Operation Thursday (2014). Air Commando Journal, Vol. 3, No. 4, p. 11, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2556582

Patrick J. Charles (Contact Author)

Government of the United States of America - Air Force ( email )

Washington, DC
United States

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