Joe Crilley

Drop Zones

On September 17th 1944, between 13.00 and 13.30 hours, almost 6700 paratroopers jumped near Son. Map published in "Stars and Stripes" in 1944.

DZ = drop zone paratroopers

LZ = landings zone gliders

DZ-C was the drop zone for the E 506th Reg. - 101 Div. (EASY)

Serial A-41
Documentation of the Glider flights.
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Gliders The Flying Coffins of WW II
by War Correspondent Walter Cronkite
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Museum at Zon

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