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Gliders were used exclusively during the Second World War to land a cumbersome glider in any ware clear of obstacles. Although most landings were quick and without many problems, some went tits-up; twenty men down like Roger Moore.
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Gliders were used exclusively during the [[Second World War]] to land a cumbersome glider in any ware clear of obstacles. Although most landings were quick and without many problems, some went [[tits]]-up; twenty men down like Roger Moore.
  
The gliders housed pilots with Nelson sized balls. Some, if not, all were issued Enfield, Webly or Browning HP side arms to develop some usefullness when they land.
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The gliders housed pilots with [[Nelson]] sized [[balls]]. Some, if not, all were issued with [[Enfield]], Webley or Browning HP side-arms to develop some usefulness when they land.
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Revision as of 00:43, 26 February 2007

Gliders were used exclusively during the Second World War to land a cumbersome glider in any ware clear of obstacles. Although most landings were quick and without many problems, some went tits-up; twenty men down like Roger Moore.

The gliders housed pilots with Nelson sized balls. Some, if not, all were issued with Enfield, Webley or Browning HP side-arms to develop some usefulness when they land.