This monograph describes the planmng and executlOn of airborne operations by the Army Air Forces in the European Theater durmg
WorId War n. Intended to serve as a case history of large-scale airborne operatlOns, it seeks to anaIyze and evaluate them as a basis
for doctnne and for the informatlOn of future planners. This history was written by Dr. John C. Warren of the USAF HIstorical Division.
Llke other Histoncal DivIsion studles this history is subject to revision, and addltional mformation or suggested corrections wilI