US Army Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe speaking to his glider pilots, England, United Kingdom, 18 Sep 1944; note C-47 Skytrain and CG-4A glider aircraft in background

Caption   US Army Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe speaking to his glider pilots, England, United Kingdom, 18 Sep 1944; note C-47 Skytrain and CG-4A glider aircraft in background ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   ARC 531246
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 18 Sep 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 16 Dec 2008

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
7 Jan 2009 12:40:53 PM

i just am doing homework on this general and he sounds cool
2. P Elie says:
4 Sep 2009 04:17:16 AM

The date of the caption is wrong. this picture was taken in september 1944 just before Market-garden. You can see the american flag on the shoulder of BG McAuliffe. flag which was not used by 101st A/B in Normandy
3. Anonymous says:
24 Oct 2011 07:17:23 AM

Note the CG-4A port wing and cockpit in background, left.
4. mike skidmore says:
30 Aug 2017 02:14:06 PM

my father should be in this photo,he flew the market garden mission and d-day plus 1 how can I get a high resolution photo/file so i can blow it up? glider Pilot F/O Charles E. Skidmore Jr. 439th tcg 91 sqdn,
5. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
30 Aug 2017 08:08:29 PM

Mike Skidmore (above): See: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brigadier_General_Anthony_C._McAuliffe,_artillery_commander_of_the_101st_Airborne_Division,_gives_glider_pilots_last-minute_instructions_in_England_for_Operation_Market-Garden_on_September_18,_1944_on_D_plus_1_of_operations.jpg

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