Silent Wings: The American Glider Pilots of WWII
2006113 minutes
Cast:
Hal Holbrook, Walter Cronkite
Director:
Robert Child

American glider pilots played an important but little-known role in World War II: This fascinating documentary traces the history and contributions of these daring heroes who risked their lives to supply soldiers behind enemy lines with food, medical supplies and other necessities. Narrated by Hal Holbrook, the program features rare archival footage and interviews with experts including Walter Cronkite and glider pilot Leo Cordier.

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