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  • Description

    Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).

    GV. Troops taking their parachutes from back of lorry, & SCU. SCU. Parachute being prepared ready on the floor. SV. Troops putting on parachutes, & CU. SCU. Two US army officials. SCU. French army official. GV. Plane in the foreground and troops going aboard, engines of planes warming up. GV. Troops going aboard. SCU. Interior with troops in the plane. SV. Aircraft engine, we are airborne. SCU. Pilot at controls. SV. Crew in the plane. CU. Hook from parachute being adjusted on line inside the plane. SCU. Paratrooper standing in hatchway of plane and wind is distorting his face. SV. He jumps out. SV. Paratrooper jumping out from inside the plane. GV. From plane as troops jump out in front of us and we see the parachutes opening as they drop earthwards. GV. From ground of mass of parachutes in the air. AS. Two men coming down. LV. Paratrooper landing. Another paratrooper landing. SV. Paratrooper folding parachute up by wrapping over and round his arm, & CU. He places it on the ground and releases the harness.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    48964
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1503.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:33:00 / 01:08:48:00
    Canister:
    57/81
    Sort Number:
    57/081
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    GI\'s Parachuting
  • Stills

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

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