Horsa gliders in tow

DescriptionA near-photographic quality image of British Lancaster bombers with Horsa gliders in tow. The British and the Americans both experimented with the use of gliders to deliver their paratroopers to a drop zone and they were used extensively during the D-Day operations.
Authorby Roy Nockolds
CollectionThe fighting forces
Link sourcehttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/theartofwar/prop/the_fighting_forces/INF3_1665.htm