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    Swiss airforce practice in the Alps.

    Several shots of the airmen studying a course on a relief. A Fieseler-Storch plane in flight. Various shots of the pilot at controls of the aircraft and air shots of the mountains and Alpine villages below. Animals on the mountain side far below scurrying away as the plane flies overhead. The plane landing on the snow. CU. Wheels skidding through snow. Several shots of the pilot skiing down the slopes to a spot where he plants a marker and raises a flag. MS. A squadron of C 36 bomber planes flying among the jagged Alpine peaks. LS. Men on mountain house looking on. LS. The planes swoop down to bomb their target. CU. A pilot seen through the windscreen of one of the bombers. CU. The control panel in one of the bombers as it descends and turns. CU. An observer watching the operation through binoculars from a distance. More shots of the planes in flight around the peaks.

    Date found in the old record - 22/04/1947.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:57:00 / 01:23:53:00
    UN 1703 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 1703 E
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    War & Revolution
    Switzerland in the 1940s
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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