TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN COMBAT GLIDER PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II
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OTHER COMBAT GLIDER, AVIATION AND WWII LINKS
Links are added as they are found. If you have a link you believe should be posted on this site, please email it to us.
Note: The Silent Wings Museum is being moved from Terrell, Texas to Lubbock, Texas and is scheduled to reopen on October 19, 2002.
Links to Mission Pages on the National WWII Glider Pilots Association Website
Sicily Burma Normandy Southern France Holland Bastogne Germany Luzon Special Operations
Glider Pilot and Airborne Monuments and Memorials
USAF Museum Wright-Patterson AFB Memorial Park Battle of Arnhem Monuments British Army Glider Pilot Regiment D-Day Landings Memorial British National Inventory of War Memorials
Museums With WWII Glider & Glider Related Exhibits
Airborne and Special Operations Museum Waco Air Museum Pima Air and Space Museum USAF Museum USAF Museum Glider & Glider Pilot Web Pages Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum The Yankee Air Museum National D-Day Museum
Warner Robbins Museum of Aviation Travis AFB Museum Warner Robbins TG-4 Exhibit Wings of Liberation Museum - Holland Kalamazoo Aviation Museum Schweizer Training Glider Aviation Enthusiast Corner Aircraft Museum Locator
Waco Aircraft Company CG-4A Restoration Project Daviator's CG-4A Pictures Fiddlers Green Page on CG-4A
Glider Pilot Histories and Articles Online
E-History by Harold M. Goldbrandsen One Landing in Operation Varsity - Excerpted from Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose Virtual Texan - Arnold Munn -- WWII Glider Pilot Former Glider Pilot Remembers Chancy WWII Invasion
Movies, Television and Radio Programs with WWII Combat Glider Content
University of Houston Research on War Gliders - Dr. John Lienhard History Channel - "Silent Wing Warriors"
Other Aviation Museums
US Army Aviation Museum - Fort Rucker, Alabama Canadian Aviation Museum Listing - Aviation Museums of the World McClellan Aviation Museum Aviation Museums With A WWII Connection
Other Combat Glider Links
434th Troop Carrier Group in WWII The Glider Pilot Regiment (UK) Books - Those Damned Glider Pilots by Bill Knickerbocker
Schweizer TG-3 Glider History Page University of Houston Research on War Gliders - Dr. John Lienhard The British Hamilcar Glider
Soviet Antonov Flying Tank Whiteman AFB, Missouri (Sedalia Glider Base) Fiddlers Green Glider CG-4A Page USAF Museum Webpage on Glider Pilots
US Army Historian - A German Appraisal of WWII Airborne Operations Aviation History Links Glider Oddities
The Life and Times of a TG-2 by Jeff Byard Tarrant Rushton D-Day Glider Pilots WWW.MarketGarden.com by Andries Hoeskstra
Fairfield County Weekly Article: "Forgotten Heroes" The Battle of Arnhem Archive The Assault Glider Project
United Kingdom Links
The Future Military or Humanitarian Use of Gliders?
Gliders - Rethinking the Utility of these Silent Wings for the Next Millennium by Steven A. Torrisi The Return of the Glider - Article
Cargo Gliders for Complex Emergencies and Operations Other Than War - New Uses for an Old Neglected Warhorse
Troop Carrier Links
Dakota Squadron - 55th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden Imphal, The Hump and Beyond 80th Troop Carrier Squadron
Air Force Magazine - Articles On Troop Carriers
Interview With Thomas Pitt - The Waal Canal Crossing 82nd Airborne Division 82nd Airborne Division Association
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment 82nd Airborne Division 101st Airborne Division 325th Glider Infantry Association Website 82nd Airborne Falcon Brigade - The 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment 325th Glider Infantry Regiment - A History Page on the Falcon Brigade Website
Links to WWII Living History Reenacting Organizations
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