|Caption||Aerial view of a glider training airstrip in Texas, 1943. Visible are C-47 Skytrain tow planes with Waco CG-4A gliders. Photo 1 of 5 ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Force photo via the Richards Family Collection|
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|Photos at Same Place||Texas, United States|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||18 Aug 2017|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".|
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Thomas Dodd, late 1945
6 Jun 2017 12:09:17 PM
Note also the presence of some smaller training gliders, probably the Aeronca TG-5, the Taylorcraft T-6, or the Piper TG-8 (thanks to Charles Day for these identifications).