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Abandoned Horsa gliders on one of the landing zones. Note the numerous anti-glider poles.

Horsa glider bringing in reinforcements at Wesel, Germany

'Disposable' WWII glider re-created

American paratroopers look at a incoming British Airspeed Horsa glider, bringing in reinforcements at Wesel, Germany.

Glider 91,which carried Major John Howard  Lt Den Brotheridge 1 Plt 'D' Coy 2nd Btn Ox  Bucks at Pegasus.© IWMB5232 http://twitter.com/adie1412/status/474878773369008128/photo/1

- Allied Para/Glider/Cdo: Horsa Glider which carried Major John Howard & Lt Den Brotheridge 1 Plt 'D' Coy Bn Ox and Bucks at Pegasus Bridge, June ©

Fallschirmjäger.net - DFS 230 Glider

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Ranville, 12 juillet 1944 : zone d'atterrissage des planeurs utilisés par la D Company, Ox & Bucks Regiment, pour l'assaut du Pegasus Bridge le Jour-J.

Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - all fields of WWII - Page 324

Troops exiting horsa glider on D Day

Airborne troops training with a Horsa glider at RAF Netheravon, December 1942

Three British Airspeed Horsa gliders taking to the air towed by Whitleys. These gliders were used as troop carriers in the Allied invasion of Europe and could carry 15 fully armed troops and equipment.

Three British Airspeed Horsa gliders taking to the air towed by Whitleys. These gliders were used as troop carriers in the Allied invasion of Europe and could carry 15 fully armed troops and equipment.

They have done their job and now their useful life is over.

They have done their job and now their useful life is over.

Airborne troops of 6th Airlanding Brigade, 6th Airborne Division, hitching a trailer to a jeep which has just been off-loaded from a Horsa glider (LH344 'Charlie's Aunt') on DZ 'N' near Ranville, on the evening of 6 June 1944.

Airborne troops of Airlanding Brigade, Airborne Division, hitching a trailer to a jeep which has just been off-loaded from a Horsa glider ‘Charlie’s Aunt’) on DZ ‘N’ near Ranville, on the evening of 6 June

Airborne troops preparing equipment near a Horsa glider in preparation for the Rhine crossing, 22 March 1945.

Airborne troops preparing equipment near a Horsa glider in preparation for the Rhine crossing, 22 March

Horsa gliders Normandy June 1944

British Horsa gliders litter the fields northeast of Caen on the morning of D-Day - 6 June 1944

A C47 transport pulls a british built "Horsa" type glider loaded with american Airborne infantry into the air in the early morning of june 6,1944 = [Décollage d'un Douglas C-47 tractant un planeur Horsa]

A transport pulls a british built "Horsa" type glider loaded with american Airborne infantry into the air in the early morning of june = d'un Douglas tractant un planeur Horsa]

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