Courier Letter to the Editor 4-14-21

Memories of the C-119

Dear Editor,
The excellent article “The Hand of God” by Ron Barnett in the April 7 issue of the Courier about the C-119 Flying Boxcar crashing in Liberty in 1960 reminded me of my first association with the C-119.

I was 18 years old in Jump School in November 1956 at Ft. Bragg, N.C., with the 82nd Airborne Division. During Jump Week, I made five jumps from the C-119 in order to receive my silver

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