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  • Description

    Part of THAT'S THE SPIRIT issue.

    South Africa.

    Young cadets learn how to be air mechanics. M/S of the cadets marching past barracks. Various shots of cadets in physics classroom; a teacher demonstrates science of flight using apparatus such as wind funnels, fans and a tank of water.

    Various shots of cadets working in blacksmiths' workshop; we see them hammering sheets of metal and welding.

    Various shots of cadets on the factory floor making aeroplanes. All the factory workers are white and male. Various shots of machine guns being fitted to fighter aeroplane. A cadet sitting in the cockpit fires the guns at a muddy bank.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    42890
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1288.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:31:00 / 01:50:32:00
    Canister:
    NSP 214
    Sort Number:
    NSP 214
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Blacksmiths
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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