Glider Pilots in Germany
24 March 1945
441st Troop Carrier Group
99th Troop Carrier Squadron
After landing at LZ-N, these glider pilots of the 99th Troop Carrier Squadron got
their photo taken at Butenfeld. In the ditch is F/O J. Curtis Goldman, author of
the book “Silent Warrior”.
F/O Goldman and his pilot F/O Don Manke had landed their glider in the middle of
Photo left: F/O Don Manke in front. This is the same location as the previous photo.
Photo right: F/O Don Manke o the left. Third from left is Clayton Dalrymple. Fourth
from left is James Hall. In foreground is John Hurley.
The three war time photos come from the collection of Lindsey Lewis who’s father
flew as glider pilot with the 99th TCS.