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    Item title reads - Parachute troops in U.S.A.

    Fort Benning, America (USA).

    Various shots of parachute troops loading the aircraft with their equipment and climbing aboard at Fort Benning. M/S of the transport planes taking off. Ground to air L/S of the aircraft in flight, the equipment drops from the aircraft by parachute. C/U from one of the aircraft of the equipment dropping in packs, the parachutes open almost immediately. C/U of parachutists jumping from the aircraft.

    General air to air shots. Air to air shot of three aircraft with parachutists jumping from the doors on the side of the fuselage. C/U parachutist jumping, taken in slow motion to demonstrate the opening of the parachutes. Ground to air shots of about 50 parachutes descending. Various C/U's of parachutists landing. Various shots of the troops retrieving their equipment and weapons after landing.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39049
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1121.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:45:00 / 01:04:32:00
    Canister:
    41/34
    Sort Number:
    41/034
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    Categories
    War & Revolution Science & Technology
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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