TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN COMBAT GLIDER PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II
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GLIDER PILOT PHOTOS
DURING THE WAR AND AFTER
The below photos have been sent in by visitors to the site, mostly children of the Glider Pilots.
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Tom Mathis - WWII Glider Pilot - provided by his daughter.
Colonel LeRoy S. Stanley, USA (Ret.) - Former Glider Pilot at the Glider Pilot plaque, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1991. Photo taken while Colonel Stanley attended his grandson's graduation from Airborne Jump School. Photo courtesy of Colonel Stanley's daughter, Lt. Colonel Sharon Alden, USA (Ret.).
Donald D. Martin, circa 1944. Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.
Major E. Peters and Lt. D. Merlu - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.
K.M. Moore at the Paris Opera - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.
Lt. Bellows at the Louvre, Paris - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.
J. Lucich and Capt. K. W. Tudor, Glider Operations Officer - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.
Carl Leggett - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.
Betty Saratt - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.
Two pictures of Gustav A. Schmidt - Gus and his bride.
Note to the contributor: AOL managed to lose all of my past emails and I do not have the information you provided with full names and the circumstances of these photos. If you read this, please confirm that I have the correct name for the above GP. If not, please email me again with the full information and I will post it.
Ernest L. McDuffie - Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection.
Unidentified officer and lady. Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D. Martin's collection. The uniform appears to be Allied and has been identified by a site visitor as that of a French pilot.
GPs in Holland
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