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Old 23rd July 2020, 20:17
DavidIsby DavidIsby is offline
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Lt. Col. C.R. "Wes" Westfall, glider pilot

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instrumental in preparing glider pilots to be able to land the CG-4A glider over obstacles, under or over live wires, slipping into a very small landing area fully loaded and stopping within 500 feet. He taught them to fly a brick and survive.
Volunteered for the glider program as a 1st Lieutenant, in grade, and graduated on April 6, 1943 from Victorville Army Air Field, Victorville California, class 43-4. His was than assigned as an instructor.
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