TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN COMBAT GLIDER PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II

                                                         

Annual Reunion of the National WWII Glider Pilots Association - Click here for information

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A C-47 Crew with some very familiar faces - See if you can identify all of them.

  

 

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 "The Forty Thieves - RAF Grentham.

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Southern France - Caught unaware by the photographer - Grabbing a quick bath in a local canal.

 

 

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 Earl Huehls and Glider Mechanics.

 

 

 

ddmartin_relaxing.jpg (22636 bytes)Donald D. Martin relaxing in his hut between missions.   Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

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Jim Harry - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

 

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S. Davis - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ernest McDuffie & Freddie Trenck - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

 

 

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C. B. Clark -Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.  

 

 

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George Sanders & P.K. Powers - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

 

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H. L. McLin - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

 

 

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Lt. Bratton & Lt. Toland - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

 

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Lt. E. Goldberg, Air Evacuation Nurse -Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.  

 

 

 

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Lt. J. Fox - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

 

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McAllister (No first name on photo) -Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.  

 

 

 

 

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Robertson (No first name on photo) - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

 

 

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Colonels Kershaw and Parkhill.  Location unknown. Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

D.D. Martin at Draeux France before Operation Varsity.jpg (64765 bytes)Donald D. Martin.  Note on photo says Dreaux, France before Operation Varsity.  This appears to be a training glider.  Does anyone know if such gliders were used in France or could this photo be from training in the States?  Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 

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Red Cross Girls and helpful GPs.  Location unknown.  Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. 

 


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