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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    South African newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Fleet Airmen and Land Forces Exercise".

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Various shots South African Royal Air Force ground crews preparing Hellcat fighter planes. C/U airmen in briefing room. Various shots pilots getting into planes. Various shots female members of the ground crew, South African WRAAF (Women's Royal Auxiliary Air Force), doing tests to measure wind speeds and directions. Various shots planes taking off in mock invasion exercise. Admiral Burnett, commander of South Atlantic, watches. Various shots armoured cars advancing. Various shots Hellcats swooping down low over explosions at ground level.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    63672
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2145.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:39:00 / 01:28:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 1204 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1204 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Mega
  • Stills

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

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