RAF Army Helicopter Exercise 'leg Bye' 1963

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    Warminster, Wiltshire.

    Various shots of Whirlwind helicopters flying in formation at low level, then landing and the first wave of attacking troops getting out. MS. Group of soldiers studying maps. GV. Troops moving through countryside towards farm. Various shots of the troops attacking farm, gun fire is exchanged, frightened cattle running in panic in background. Several shots of a soldier firing bren gun from between trees.

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    Date found in the old record - 03/04/1963.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    78842
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2649.07
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:34:00 / 01:10:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 3738 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3738 A
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