One Night in June: The Story of Operation Tonga, the Initial Phase of the Invasion of Normandy, 1944
En beskrivelse af The Glider Regiment's rolle i operation Tonga, der var den første faldskærmstroppeindsats ved invasionen i Normandiet juni 1944.
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6-pdr gun Airborne aircraft Andy Andrews anti-tank gun approach beach Bill Shannon bombing bridges broke Cabourg Caen Canal captured carried cloud coast cockpit command crash crews crossed D-Day ditch Dives dropped equipment Eureka beacons F/Lt F/Sgt feet fire flak flew flown by Staff flying French fuselage Geoff Barkway German Gestapo glider landed Glider Pilot Regiment grenades ground gunners Hamilcar holophane Horsa jeep Kevin Shannon Landed on LZ landing zone later Lieutenant light load Major Merville Battery miles Musitano N S/Sgt night officer Operation Tonga Paddy parachutists passengers Pickwoad Platoon poles port position pulled Ranville released remember River River Orne S/Ldr S/Sgt Sandy Dow second pilot shot side soldiers Squadron Staff Sergeant starboard Taffy tail take-off tank Tarrant Rushton Terence Otway took tow-rope trailer train trees troops tug pilot unloading wing wounded yards