Various shots of parachute jumpers in basket ascending into the air by balloon, of them jumping of the parachutes opening. LS. Parachutist landing.
American troops show off their ability to parachute in with machine guns.
Sir Alan Cobham introduces aircraft that will be touring Britain to demonstrate the importance of planes.
Men left at home volunteer to guard against paratroopers.
RAF Air Pageant at Hendon - lots of formation flying and smoke trails.
A group of pilots from Cambridge University receive some training at Salisbury.
Planes drop parachutes containing supplies.
German newsreel showing D-day invasion. France.
Navy officer, parachutist, army officer, farmer all giving thanks to housewives for salvage.
The rebellion in Algeria led by General Challe and General Salan is put down.
Various shots as American troops move through Holland in September 1944.
Canadian paratroopers in training at Manitoba - American newsreel item.
Malayan girls working in factory packing food for soldiers.
President de Gaulle watches military exercise in Champagne, France.
Massive parades and celebrations in Hungary for May Day.
Demonstration of American anti-tank gun dropped by parachute from a plane.
Nazi bombers seen during a raid on S.E. England and the some of the aftermath, including shots of the remains of bombers brought down during the raid.
Captain Joseph Kittinger makes 12 mile drop from hot air balloon in USA.
Soviet Union holds press conference to display US spying balloon they have found.
British troops spend their Sunday parading and in a Church service.
American newsreel item about device for testing parachutes.
France plays host to World Parachutists including Colette Duval and Gil Delamare.
A technique of sending cars into the desert is demonstrated - dropping them by parachute.
A parachutist who finishes up in the sea is rescued by a launch and returned to dry land
XB Stratojet Bomber in action - Maryland, USA.