American Squadron With The RAF 1940

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    Full title reads: "American Squadron With The RAF".

    VS of men of the Eagle Squadron (a squadron made up of American volunteers) looking at aircraft on runway.

    CU Eagle Squadron shoulder flash being worn by a member of the squadron.

    CU of Colonel Sweeney and Squadron Leader Taylor talking about the formation and future of the squadron - nat. sound.

    VS of members of the squadron being taught gunnery and of them taking off in two seater training planes at an Royal Air Force training base.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    21179
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1059.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:08:00 / 01:02:13:00
    Canister:
    40/85
    Sort Number:
    40/085
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