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M. Drugs and First-Aid Supplies Parachute troops are not doped. But the following "drugs" are used: (1) energen or dextro-energen, in white tablets, a dextrose or glucose preparation, to produce energy; (2) pervitin, a drug allied to benzedrine, to produce wakefulness and alertness. Pervitin is said to create thirstiness. The parachutist usually carries one large and two small field dressings. Each platoon has a noncommissioned officer as its medical aid man. jumps, contains bandages, dressings, adhesive tape, safety pins, soap, ointments, iodine, antiseptics, and analgesics.

M. Drugs and First-Aid Supplies Parachute troops are not doped. But the following "drugs" are used: (1) energen or dextro-energen, in white tablets, a dextrose or glucose preparation, to produce energy; (2) pervitin, a drug allied to benzedrine, to produce wakefulness and alertness. Pervitin is said to create thirstiness. The parachutist usually carries one large and two small field dressings. Each platoon has a noncommissioned officer as its medical aid man. jumps, contains bandages, dressings, adhesive tape, safety pins, soap, ointments, iodine, antiseptics, and analgesics.

GERMAN AIR-BORNE TRANSPORT 30. Xlth AIR-BORNE CORPS A German air-borne corps was first heard of early in 1941. This was the XIth Air-Borne Corps (called by the British, XI Air Corps), which contained the 7th AirBorne Division and the 1st Assault Regiment. The XIth Air-Borne Corps is divided into two main parts: an air-transport organization and an air-transported part. The connections between the two are flexible in the sense that transport for any one unit of troops may be variously provided by different parts of the transport organization.

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