Hamilcar glider at rest, date unknownBritish Tetrarch light tank being unloaded from Hamilcar glider during training (as suggested by sandbags and lack of landing gear), date unknownHalifax bomber towing Hamilcar glider, date unknownHamilcar gliders carrying light armored vehicles coming into landing near Ranville, France, afternoon of 6 Jun 1944; note gliders
Hamilcar glider at rest, date unknownBritish Tetrarch light tank being unloaded from Hamilcar glider during training (as suggested by sandbags and lack of landing gear), date unknownHalifax bomber towing Hamilcar glider, date unknownHamilcar gliders carrying light armored vehicles coming into landing near Ranville, France, afternoon of 6 Jun 1944; note gliders' steep angle of approach
Normandy Landing Zone Hamilcar glider loaded with an Universal Carrier, date unknownReconnaissance aerial photo showing British Horsa and Hamilcar gliders on Landing Zone An aerial view of a Hamilcar glider which had been unloaded of its troops on the landing zone near Arnhem, the Netherlands, circa 17-25 Sep 1944
Normandy Landing Zone 'N' littered with Horsa gliders and one Hamilcar glider (lower right), France, Jun 1944Hamilcar glider loaded with an Universal Carrier, date unknownReconnaissance aerial photo showing British Horsa and Hamilcar gliders on Landing Zone 'Z' near Wolfheze woods, west-north-west of Arnhem, Operation Market I, 17 Sep 1944An aerial view of a Hamilcar glider which had been unloaded of its troops on the landing zone near Arnhem, the Netherlands, circa 17-25 Sep 1944
M22 Locust light tank leaving a Hamilcar glider, 1945; note
M22 Locust light tank leaving a Hamilcar glider, 1945; note 'kneeling' landing gear to lower front ramp for heavy equipment
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