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    This is a very rare group of parts from British Horsa Glider landed on the 6th June 1944 during the D-Day landings in Normandy. Unfortunately the complete history on this glider has been lost but we know for sure it landed on the 6th June 1944 not in the following days so could even be from one of the gliders that landed near Pegasus Bridge.This glider was recovered to England in the late 1940's as war salvage direct from Normandy.This is 3 sections of wooden airframe structure which is still covered in original green paintwork the wood is still solid and not braking up these solid sections are 8-16 inches in size and a very rare find from this famous glider. The parts come with a A5 laminated information sheet with all details of the glider that is known as the gentleman who recovered it has now passed away this is all that will ever be known for sure and there is photos of glider in Kent in the 1980's before it was destroyed. The part is in nice solid condition and perfect for display or any collection.
     
     British Horsa Glider which landed in Normandy on

    6 June 1944 during the D-Day invasion.

    The first unit to land in France during the Battle of Normandy was a coup-de-main force carried by six Horsas. They captured Pegasus Bridge in Operation Deadstick over the Caen canal and a further bridge over the River Orne. 320 Horsas were used in the first lift, and a further 296 Horsas were used in the second lift.

    This airframe panel came from a British Horsa glider which was recovered from Normandy in the late 1940’s as war salvage. This was brought back to England and remained in a yard in Kent. The glider section was destroyed in the Great Storm 15-16 October 1987 that hit England and Northern Europe. 

    This is a very rare part from British Horsa Glider landed on the 6th June 1944 during the D-Day landings in Normandy. Unfortunately the complete history on this glider has been lost but we know for sure it landed on the 6th June 1944 not in the following days so could even be from one of the gliders that landed near Pegasus Bridge.This glider was recovered to England in the late 1940's as war salvage direct from Normandy.This is a section of wooden airframe structure which is still covered in original green paintwork the wood is still solid and not braking up it is 15 inches by 14 inches in size and a very rare find from this famous glider. The part comes with a A5 laminated information sheet with all details of the glider that is known as the gentleman who recovered it has now passed away this is all that will ever be known for sure and there is photos of glider in Kent in the 1980's before it was destroyed. The part is in nice solid condition and perfect for display or any collection.
     
     British Horsa Glider which landed in Normandy on

    6 June 1944 during the D-Day invasion.

    The first unit to land in France during the Battle of Normandy was a coup-de-main force carried by six Horsas. They captured Pegasus Bridge in Operation Deadstick over the Caen canal and a further bridge over the River Orne. 320 Horsas were used in the first lift, and a further 296 Horsas were used in the second lift.

    This airframe panel came from a British Horsa glider which was recovered from Normandy in the late 1940’s as war salvage. This was brought back to England and remained in a yard in Kent. The glider section was destroyed in the Great Storm 15-16 October 1987 that hit England and Northern Europe. 

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