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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

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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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
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).

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