Men of the 3rd Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery standing beside their highly decorated Hamilcar glider prior to take-off. These men are part of the troop who manned the Battery's powerful 17-pounder guns. Together with their two glider pilots (back row, first and second from the right) and the four crew of their tug aircraft (back row, second to fifth from the left, wearing life jackets), they receive their final briefing. Copyright: Imperial War Museum.