TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN COMBAT GLIDER PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II
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World War II Combat Glider Pilots Virtual Memorial
Right and Left: American Glider Pilot Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.
Center: Plaque that may be found in several National Cemeteries where Glider Pilots are buried.
WWII Glider Pilots Memorial Plaque - USAF Museum Memorial Park - Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio
A Warrior's Last Journey.
U.S. Army Caisson, Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Virginia.
Saint Michael The Archangel (of Macedonia) - The Patron Saint of the Airborne.
CG-4A Gliders in tow behind C-47s
From "Airborne" Magazine - Summer 1988
Click here for Dr. John Lienhard's University of Houston "Engines of Our Ingenuity" series section on "War Gliders." This page contains a Real Player audio download of the University of Houston's short radio program on WWII Combat Gliders and Glider Pilots.
442nd Troop Carrier Group - USAF Museum Memorial Park, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton Ohio. The 442nd was one of the many troop carrier groups to earn the Presidential Unit Citation.
National WWII Glider Pilots Association Memorial Plaque dedication ceremony Arlington National Cemetery.
Links to Memorials
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