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Lt. Col. Kinsler assumed command ex Lt. Col. Sink on 29 June 1942.  The unit503d PIR jumped 5 September 1943. By 22 October, Kinsler, under severe criticism from within the 503d concerning his conduct of the campaign, had taken his own life, and Lt. Col. Jones assumed command.





Photograph Courtesy of Daniel MacRaild - Presentation and Retouched Image 2008 All Rights Reserved - Corregidor Historic Society & 503d PRCT Heritage Bn