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WW2 Assault Gliders


Aviation | Second World War

The towed glider became a proven transport form in airborne operations concerning World War 2.

There are a total of [ 7 ] WW2 Assault Gliders entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Conceptual and prototype designs evolving during the war are also included in this listing.




1/7
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1942
Picture of the Airspeed Horsa
Airspeed Horsa
Towed Glider Transport
2/7
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1944
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv 40
Blohm and Voss Bv 40
Fighter-Glider / Interceptor Aircraft
3/7
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1938
Picture of the DFS 230
DFS 230
Towed Transport Glider Aircraft
4/7
National flag icon
1942
Picture of the General Aircraft Hamilcar
General Aircraft Hamilcar
Towed Heavy-class Combat Glider
5/7
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the Gotha Go.242
Gotha Go.242
Military Transport Glider Aircraft
6/7
National flag icon
1945
Picture of the Lippisch Gleiter Bombenflugzeug (GB)
Lippisch Gleiter Bombenflugzeug (GB)
Single-Seat Dive Bomber Glider Proposal
7/7
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1942
Picture of the WACO Hadrian (CG-4)
WACO Hadrian (CG-4)
Towed Military Transport Glider
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