Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 - Chapter 5, D-Day: 0016 to 0026 Hours, pgs. 88-97 Summary & Analysis

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As Wallwork flew the glider closer to the ground, he could see the bridge and other places on the ground. He came in fast and had to use the chute. Both Wallwork and Ainsworth were thrown from the cockpit by the impact of the landing. They were unconscious, as were the men in the glider. They all regained consciousness within a few seconds and began to exit the glider. They quickly moved to their assigned tasks, as did the men from the other gliders. The only casualty of the landing was that one of the men from glider #2 drowned in the pond.

On the canal bridge, Romer was still on duty. He called to the other sentry about the paratroops and the other sentry fired a flare. He was shot by Brotheridge. At the same...

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