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Airborne (Abbott)

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains excerpts from ‘Folklore in the Army Airborne, The 101st Airborne Division’ by M.B. Abbott and retrieved from the Folklore Archive at Western Kentucky University, March 13 1984. Contains ‘The Paratroopers’ Prayer’, the foreword and the introduction. The subject matter includes discussion of the archetypal paratrooper, paratrooper chants and general sociological analyses. The original date that the work was published is unspecified, however the subject matter suggests a publication date of c. 1961.


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English

Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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