Army & Navy - OPERATIONS: Global War, Global Network

Huddled in a landing barge at Guadalcanal, a unit of the Army Airways Communications System prepared to shove off. Their destination was a New Georgia landing strip recently clawed from Jap hands. Their mission, performed last summer but described by the Air Forces only recently, was to install a radio station for the guidance of Allied planes.

For once, rain and fog were welcome. When the word came to move, the weather hid the little party of 20 and their six truckloads of equipment—radio apparatus, tents, personal effects. Twenty-seven hours later the A.A.C.S....

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