Silent Wings: The American Glider Pilots of World War II (2007)
DVDRip | 768x432 | .AVI/XviD @ 1499 Kbps | 1h 54mn | Audio: English MP3 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 1.32 GiBGenre: Documentary | History | War
From the early race to build gliders to the D-Day invasion at Normandy and Nazi Germany's final surrender, "Silent Wings - The American Glider Pilots of WWII" narrated by Hal Holbrook, reveals the critical role gliders played in World War II offensives. Through rare archival footage and photographs, the film places the audience right at the center of the action in the dangerous world of the American glider pilot. During WWII, 6000 young Americans volunteered to fly large unarmed cargo gliders into battle. For these glider pilots every mission was do-or-die.