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  • Description

    Titles read: "SILENT AIR ARMADA".

    Somewhere in Britain.

    Various shots show members of the Army Gliding Squadron in an airfield, preparing for a flight and getting into their Hotspur Gliders.

    With the aid of a powered aeroplane several gliders being to gather speed and take off. The towline falls away in mid-air and the gliders are on their own. Shots from the cockpits during flight.

    Several shots of the gliders coming back in to land.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43856
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1328.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:46:00 / 01:17:57:00
    Canister:
    42/53
    Sort Number:
    42/053
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Combat Gliders Horsa Gliders
  • Stills

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

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