France Trains Airborne Frogmen Aka Airborne… 1955

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    Algeria

    French airborne frogmen are being trained in Algeria. SV. Pan with frogman as he slides down rope attached to tree. He lets go and drops into water. SCU. Frogman in full gear climbing tree. SV. Frogmen getting into plane, & SCU. Air to air shot, frogmen parachuting, cut to plane. SC. Inside plane, frogmen baling out. SC. Frogmen jumping from plane. Air to air shot, frogmen parachuting out of plane. Ground to air shot, frogmen landing in water. SC. Frogman dropping into water. Underwater shot, frogmen swimming about (two shots). Underwater shot, two frogmen floating to surface. SV. Frogman on surface signalling to motor boat to pick him up. Boat sweeps by and he is coat and hauled aboard. SCU. Another frogman coat and hauled aboard. CU. From boat, man is holding ring to pick frogman up. CU. From boat, frogman picked up & BCU. SV. Frogman being picked up. GV. Frogmen watching sea. Mine explodes and sends up cloud of water.

    (F.G.) (Orig.C.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30833
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    529.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:51:00 / 01:37:10:00
    Canister:
    55/46
    Sort Number:
    55/046
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    War & Revolution
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    Algeria Parachute
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