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    (Location Unspecified) France

    LS. Jeep, held by several parachutes, descending. Ground to air - Paratroops dropping from Fairchild C 82. Transport plane Air to Air - French transport plane. LS. Paratroops descending (3 shots) Ground to air - Paratroops dropping from C. 82. plane LS. Supplies dropping. Ground to air - Four Vampire aircraft in flight. LS. Paratroops descending. LS. Paratroops dropping from three C. 82s. LS. Paratroops walking across field. LS. Paratroops release parachute from supplies. LS. Paratroops release parachute from supplies. LS. Paratroops descending. Ground to air Paratroops dropping from C. 82s LS. Field gun descending and being unharnessed. LS. Jeep, descending. LS. and MS. Troops unharnessing equipment and supplies. (jeep, machine gun, etc.) LS. Troops moving across field Ground to Air. Vampires flying overhead. Ground to air Troops and supplies dropping from C. 82s. MS. Paratroops unharnessing himself. LS. Generals Richard, (US) Noiret, Boyer and Salan (France.) watching the manoeuvres. LS. Troops and supplies descending. LS. Unharnessing and assembling field gun, and moving off. Ground and air - Vampire jets in flight. LS. Unharnessing a jeep. LS. Troops moving across field. (Mute. F.G.)

    Note: The quality is good throughout. Intriguing imagery of thousands of parachutes falling from the sky, like jellyfish.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    69900
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2597.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:26:00 / 01:28:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 2444 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2444 B
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    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Bomb and Parachute Drops Parachutists
  • Stills

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

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