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Air Commandos gather for 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Hannah Walls, a mission analyst with the 11th Special Operation Intelligence Squadron, ask retired World War II veterans about their Operation Thursday experience during a veteran panel discussion and breakfast at Hurlburt Field, Florida, March 5, 2019. Operation Thursday took place on March 5, 1944, and was an unorthodox operation where the first Air Commandos worked alongside British “Chindits” to insert troops behind Japanese lines in Burma during WWII. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kentavist P. Brackin)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Kentavist P. Brackin
VIRIN: 190305-F-TM624-0089.JPG
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