Seal of WWII Glider Pilots Association


Courtesy of the National Archives / NWW11GPA Collection

1st Allied Airborne Army, ETO HQ 45 22651 24 Mar Credit...U S Army Signal Corps Photog-T/4 H L Arnowitz 3264
Transports and gliders fill the air as the 17th Airborne Division takes off for the Airborne mission over the Rhine River Germany. 17th A/B Div, FAA/ Airstrip A-50

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AFHRA Maxwell AFB:B0986
/ NWWIIGPA Collection

Courtesy of the National Archives / NWW11GPA Collection

A Troop carrying glider of the 9th Air Force skims over the English country side at the end of a towline attached to a Douglas C-47 of the Troop Carrier Command during maneuvers prior to the invasion of Europe. Gliders are expected to play an important part in the offensive.








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