National Archives and Records Administration (RG 342-C, Records of U.S. Army Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations)
Imaged at the National Archives and Records Administration reading room in College Park, Maryland.
Photograph from a series held by the National Archives on the first African American Airborne unit, the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, also known as the Triple Nickle. This image was scanned at the National Archives reading room in College Park, Maryland. The description on the sleeve reads: "'Operation Fire Fly'. A paratrooper in a tree is a common sight near a fire. The troopers of the 555th Parachute Infantry prefer to land in trees rather than on the rough terrain. They carry 150 feet ropes with them to aid in descending. Oregon (Vertical)" This is likely part of a training jump in the Umatilla National Forest.
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United States. Army Air Forces, United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th -- Photographs, Wildfire fighters, Smokejumpers -- United States