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  • Description

    Title reads: "Exercise Red Banner".

    Abingdon, Oxfordshire & Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.

    L/S of Beverley aircraft of Transport Command on runway at Abingdon. M/S of Paratroopers preparing kit. M/S jeep loaded in bay of Beverley. L/S Beverley moving along runway about to take off.

    L/S Hastings aircraft in flight. Various shots paratroops jumping out of Hastings. Masses of parachute drop. M/S from on board Beverley Aircraft of paratroops jumping out of plane. Various shots of paratroops coming into land. L/S Beverleys in flight. From on board plane, M/S of Land Rover being pushed out of bay of Beverley with parachute attached. Various shots of Land Rovers falling to ground from planes attached to parachutes.

    M/S Paratroops assembling gun on the ground. C/U of guardsman representing the enemy looking through binoculars. M/S of bridge with smoke explosions in background. M/S paratroops running through woodland. M/S guardsman firing Bren gun. C/U paratroop firing back with Bren gun. M/S paratroops advancing through woodland.

    Note: newspaper article about this story on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52855
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1701.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:26:00 / 01:06:48:00
    Canister:
    59/84
    Sort Number:
    59/084
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    AIRCRAFT
  • Stills

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

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