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"Horsa gliders in tow" by Roy Nockolds, 1944. Charcoal and gouache on board.

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Horsa gliders in tow

"Horsa gliders in tow" by Roy Nockolds, 1944

Catalogue ref: INF 3/1665Links to the Catalogue


A near-photographic quality image of British Lancaster bombers with Horsa gliders in tow. The British and the Americans both experimented with the use of gliders to deliver their paratroopers to a drop zone and they were used extensively during the D-Day operations.