SILENT WING MUSEUM
ROLL of HONOR
OUR TOW SHIPS
Pass in Review
Tow Know How
WINGS OF WAR PODCASTS
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Douglas C-47's and GC4A's, Tow planes and gliders of the U.S. Troop Carrier forces line a field in France,
all loaded and ready to take off in what was perhaps the greatest air borne operation in the history of the war, the dropping of para-troops and air borne [glider] infantry
over the British 2nd Army front. War Theater #12 (France).
[Pass in Review] [Glider Snatches] [Tow Know How]
[Single Tow][Double Tow] [Marshalling]
TOW KNOW HOW:
Courtesy of Maj. Robert Swenson, WWII Glider Pilot / NWWIIGPA Collection
The Tow Know How information is taken from the CG-4A Glider Manual that was reprinted in March 1945.
The airfield marshaling for both the Single and double tow were obtained from the AirForce Heritage and Research Agency at Maxwell A.F.B. The IX Troop
Carrier Command files.
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