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[[circled]] 1 [[/circled]] 7 Feb. 45 4-E-171 Gen. McClelland - Opened meeting Gen. Gather - C.O. of Paratroops School. Ft. Benning Gen. description of Air Borne assaults. Completely prepared first then once triggered - goes to completion - the one-two hours between T.O. & landing is our problem - Assembly on the ground - difficulties and requirements - B/G Dalbey Camp McCall - Not right corner of the field, just the right county! We want all of the nav-aids we can get. (More PFF units.) Prefer daylight drops because assurance of right location - disadvantage sacrifice of surprise - W.D. Tng Cir 113 '43 still in effect. Outlined doctrine - emphasized consideration as advance guard - Parachutists - Gliders - Air landed - etc. Gen. Gaither [[Diagram drawn - brackets used to show relative size of boxes in drawing]] squad  Point Plattoon [ ] Advance Party Company [ ] Support [ [ ] ] Reserve [ ] Main Body [[/diagram]]
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