- Look closely at the photo, what do you observe about the paratroopers? Why are the men holding their gear and supplies?
- Compare this photo with Soldiers Seek Shelter. Make inferences about why paratroopers might have been beneficial in the Korean terrain.
"COMBAT CARGO, KOREA - Paratroopers of the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, seated in the cargo compartment of 314th Troop Carrier Group C-119 'Flying Boxcar,' 'sweat out' the flight to the dropzone at Munsan-ni, Korea," March 1951. Courtesy of National Archives