Glider

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We were a sadder and wiser group of young men. Our enthusiasm for action had cooled, and henceforth we would look with apprehension on any proposed glider combat mission.

But the heat of that ordeal had forged a strong bond of kinship that would exist forever among those glider pilots who had participated. The significance of the episode seems to grow greater as it slips farther into the recesses of our memories.

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