The first area of the Museum is devoted to Gliders and their use during the Invasion in Normandy.

The Airborne Museum presents the unique sample in France of a WACO glider. You will join a dozen soldiers in the glider few moments before the take off.

Discover these planes without motor which were essentials to carry on men and materials. More than 500 gliders were deployed on Norman soil on D-Day and the following days. They carry on vehicles, ammunitions and other equipments about 4 400 soldiers boarded on gliders during Normandy invasion.

 

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