French Aircraft Carriers "Arromanches" In… 1953

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    FRENCH AIRCRAFT CARRIERS "ARROMANCHES" IN INDO-CHINA OPERATIONS.

    GVs. French Navy "Arromanches" aircraft carrier deck (formerly British Navy ship, HMS Colossus), with aircraft (several kinds of Hellcat crafts) taking off by means of a catapult equipment (several shots). Planes in flight and aerial views of land and sea below. Shots of where bombs have struck on Viet-Minh Territory - smoke rising from the wreckage. Cut to men with flags commanding maneuvers on the airstrip. The planes land after the raid. Various shots of landing operations and the wings of planes folding up.

    (F.G.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    81825
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2785.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:28:00 / 01:08:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 2574 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 2574 F
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