Australia's First Parachute 1941

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    Item title reads - Australia's first parachute.

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    M/S as Flight Lieutenant James Lacey walks forward and salutes, an officer shakes hands with him and hands him the first Australian made parachute. It is a gift in recognition of his bravery in shooting down the Heinkel bomber which attacked Buckingham palace. He stands with his colleagues and examines the silk scarf autographed by the girls in the Sydney parachute factory. Someone helps him with his flying hat and scarf. C/U of him smiling. He chats to colleagues as he stands on the wing of his aeroplane.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39063
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1121.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:25:00 / 01:26:59:00
    Canister:
    41/58
    Sort Number:
    41/058
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    War & Revolution Trade & Industry
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