TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN COMBAT GLIDER PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II
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SOURCES OF PHOTOGRAPHS, QUOTES AND OTHER REFERENCES
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A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan.
Copyright 1974 by Cornelius Ryan. Simon and Schuster, 630 Fifth Avenue, New York 10020.
Kilogram by Bob Minick.
A personal account of the 907th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division.
Copyright 1979 by Bob Minick.
National World War II Glider Pilots Association, Inc.
Membership Roster, 1999
Silent Wings by Gerard M. Devlin.
Copyright 1985 by Gerard M. Devlin. St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Maps by Paul Costa.
The Glider Gang by Milton Dank.
Copyright 1977 by Milton Dank. J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia and New York.
The Glidermen of Neptune - The American D-Day Glider Attack by Charles J. Masters.
Copyright 1995 by the Board of Trustees, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and Edwardsville, Illinois.
ISBN-0-8093-2007-X; ISBN 0-8093-2008-8 pbk.
The Wings of Pegasus by Brigadier George Chatterton, D.S.O., O.B.E.
Copyright 1982 by George Chatterton. MacDonald and Co., (Publishers) Ltd. Great Britain. The Battery Press, Inc., P.O. Box 3107, Uptown Station, Nashville, Tennessee 37219, U.S.A.
WW2 Allied Gliders by Peter Hawston.
Copyright 1987 by ISO Publications, 137, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7HR.
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