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    This is a duplicate of the newsreel story (1453.16) - it has been transferred twice.

    Abingdon, Berkshire.

    LV. RAF (Royal Air Force) instructor explaining parachutes to airborne men of the 16th Independent Airborne Brigade. SV. RAF instructor. SV. Airborne man looking on. LV. Paratroopers on training, jumping off ramp and practising landing roll. SV. Paratroops jumping from mock fuselage. LV. Side view, men swinging on balcony. LV. Front view, men swinging in harness, & LV. Side view, men swinging in harness. SV. RAF Instructor pointing out fault to one of men. Pan as they swing back. SV. Men looking on. SV. Men jumping from doors. LV. Men descending on cables. SV. Men landing and rolling. SV. Paratroops lined up, waiting for instruction on chute tower, & CU. LV. Man in harness on top of tower waiting to jump SV. Two instructors swinging men off tower. SV. Two instructors looking down from tower. SV. Top shot, man descending on cable. LV. Man swinging off top of tower. CU. Paratroops looking on. SV. Man descending on cables and landing. SV. Paratroops looking on. CU. Wings of paratroops on arm. SV. American airborne ranger. SV. Towards, men marching to aircraft. LV. Men boarding Hastings aircraft. GV. Men boarding Hastings. CU. Two paratroopers watching aircraft take off. LV. Air to air shot, Hastings in flight. SV. Men waiting to jump. Aerial view, ground. SV. Parachuters being despatched. LV. Air to air shot, parachuters coming out of aircraft. SV. Paratroops falling from aircraft. SV. Paratroopers jumping.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:17:00 / 01:48:28:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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