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Where to find books currently in print and videos on wwii glider, and glider-related programs

 


 

 

Into The Valley, The Untold Story of USAAF Troop Carrier in World War II, From North Africa Through Europe 

By Col. Charles H. Young; Edited by Charles D. Young. 

PrintComm, Inc., Dallas, TX, 1995. 
ISBN  0-9647978-0-1 

Photo of Into The Valley, courtesy of Ghost Wings.com

 


 

SILENT WING WARRIORS - A History Channel program featuring the Glider Program of WWII

 


 

 

SILENT ONES

 

WWII Invasion Glider Test and Experiment

Clinton County Army Air Field, Wilmington, Ohio

 

Written and published by:  Charles L. Day

 

Edited by:  Ken Fulton and James L. Mitchell

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        120 text pages and 170 photo pages.  Over 300 photographs of gliders, tests and people make up more than half the book.  The articles and people in photographs are identified.  More than half the text is devoted to gliders.  Lists gliders by number, with descriptions, from TGs to the XG-20.  

 

        Describes cargo gliders, powered gliders, fuel glider, bomb gliders, training gliders, assault gliders, human pickup, glider pickup, fighter pickup, rocket acceleration and deceleration, deceleration plows, deceleration parachutes, auto-pilot and the unknown mid-air retrieval of the B-29.  

 

        Covers the conflict between General Arnold and Colonel Dent over the controversial XCG-16.  Includes the German and British gliders also test flown at this base.  Summaries of glider manufacturers plus stories by the people who were there of the town, the base, the gliders and the tugs.  

 

        U.S., Great Britain, and Canada version contains images of the unknown Glider Branch insignia.  This 8.5 X 11, 300 page book was printed at Wilmington, Ohio, USA.

Soft cover, $39.95.   ISBN 0-9708903-1-1

Hard cover, $64.95.  ISBN 0-9708903-0-3

Add $5.00 (for 1) USPS media shipping and handling, $7.00 (for 2) in continental United States.  

Add $9.00 (1 book) U.S. for surface shipping to Great Britain, Germany, Netherlands or France.

Signed copies by request.  Order from CLD Publications, P. O. Box 439, Lambertville, MI 48144, USA.

To email Charles L. Day, the author, click on this link:  Charles L. Day


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