Peacetime gliders soar gracify in the skies but in world war 2, gliders were at the sharp end of some of the most daring and dangerous operations. When it was mission impossible, too risky for aircraft to land safely in enemy territory, gliders seemed the answer. Gliders could even get into areas too tight for paratroopers to land safely. They were the assault helicopters of their time.

Film Duration: 23 min