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  • Description

    Title reads: "RAF rescue boats".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of two men as they run from their head quarters towards their boat. C/U of one of the men on the bridge of an RAF (Royal Air Force) rescue launch. Various shots of two RAF rescue launches motoring out to sea at high speed. M/S of the sea in the wake of one of the launches.

    C/U of the captain of the launch using binoculars. More shots of launch bouncing through the waves. On top of the launches are machine gun turrets, to defend the boats from enemy aeroplanes. Various shots of two airmen being pulled from their dinghy onto the deck of the launch. C/U the two rescued airmen smoking and drinking on the deck of the launch.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38684
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1111.45
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:20:00 / 01:49:26:00
    Canister:
    41/29
    Sort Number:
    41/029
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

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