November 11, 2003


A group of 82nd Airborne Division engineer and parachute infantry
officers (and one enlisted man, watching) lash a pallet of ammo and
fuel to the deck of a skinless test glider in this pre-D-Day invasion
experiment. The mockup allowed gliderman to determine the best
locations aboard the American Wacos to position various
types of cargo. Official U.S. Army photo, dated 1944.