"Parashots" Enrol 1940

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Full title reads: "'Parashots' Enrol"

CU War Minister Anthony Eden sitting in front of microphone at his desk - not speaking.

VS Shots from library of German parachutists dropping on manoeuvres.

CU Police sign outside a police station which is surrounded by sand bags.

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
20797
Sort Number:
40/041
Time in/Out:
01:09:59:00 / 01:10:48:00
Canister:
40/41
Film ID:
1045.07
Issue Date:
20/05/1940

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