U.S. Army Air Force C-47 Skytrain transports drop parachute supplies for Cayuga Team members and Italian partisans in Italy.
Italy Date:1944 Duration:4 min 33 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. OSS (Office of Strategic Services) Operational Group's assistance in helping to organize and coordinate partisan, anti-fascist activities in Italy during Cayuga Mission of World War 2. A U.S. radio operator receives a radio message at Operational Group headquarters after Cayuga Team (OSS Operational Group members) are parachuted in a drop zone. An officer takes a look at the message detailing requirement of equipment needed for the mission. The material is loaded in waiting U.S. Army Air Forces C-47 Skytrain transport airplanes. The C-47s warm up before taking off. They taxi and take off from an airstrip. Formations of C-47s. Parachute supplies are dropped in drop zones in mountainous terrain.
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