TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN COMBAT GLIDER PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II

                                                         

2014 Reunion of the National WWII Glider Pilots Association - Click here for information

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World War II Combat Glider Pilots Virtual Memorial

 

 

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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.

 

 

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WWII Glider Pilots Memorial Plaque - USAF Museum Memorial Park - Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio

 

 

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A Warrior's Last Journey.

U.S. Army Caisson, Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Virginia.

 

 

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Saint Michael The Archangel (of Macedonia) - The Patron Saint of the Airborne.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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National WWII Glider Pilots Association Memorial Plaque dedication ceremony Arlington National Cemetery.

 


Links to Memorials

USAF Museum Virtual Memorial Park - Includes a section with links to all Troop Carrier Monuments

 


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