TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN COMBAT GLIDER PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II

                                                         

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GLIDER OPERATIONS IN ENGLAND

 

These rare pictures are courtesy of Jonathan Sayers, a British military historian and the webmaster of the RAF Greenham Common website.  To visit this outstanding website and learn more about the history of RAF Greenham Common, go to this link:  RAF Greenham Common  You may contact Jonathan at this email address:  fencer_js@yahoo.com

 

 

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RAF Greenham Common:   20 July 1942 - 12 September 1942 - Westward View 1942

 

 

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Prime Minister Winston Churchill and General Dwight Eisenhower inspecting troops at RAF Welford, March 1944 - Brigadier General Donald F. Pratt, Assistant Division Commander, 101st Airborne Division, meeting Prime Minister Churchill with Ike in background (Pratt was killed on D-Day - See Waco Drawings page) - Members of the 101st Airborne Division at Greenham Common

 

 

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ACM Trafford Leigh-Mallory addressing troops at Greenham Common - C-47 towing a Horsa

 

 

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Chow time at Greenham Common - Unidentified Glider Officers

 

 

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