Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 24 No.5

TANK-LANDING SHIPS AND AIRBORNE TROOPS With the approach of D Day, the day on which the assault on Hitlers West Wall will be made, allied preparations reach the peak point. In the top picture are seen some of the tank-landing ships which will play a prominent part in the invasion the middle photographs arc of airborne troops during an exercise, showing a transport officer checking motor-cycles as they are made fast to the floor of a Horsa glider and an airborne soldier about to make his jump bottom ,Canadian infantrymen following up tanks in an exercise attack. 98]
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