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  • Description

    Title reads: "The Army drops in".

    Fort Campbell, Kentucky, United States of America (USA).

    Army exercise: paratroopers make airstrip in super quick time.

    G/V US military aircraft on tarmac at Fort Campbell. M/S army bulldozer being loaded into an aircraft. M/S from inside aircraft of bulldozer being loaded. M/S troops of the 326th Engineer Battalion of the 101 Airborne Division walking forward to board plane. G/V soldiers boarding plane. M/S officials looking on.

    Various shots parachutes opening as troops drop from plane. G/V as the troops land in a field at Camp Breckenridge. M/S officers watching. G/V as bulldozers are dropped from aircraft. G/V bulldozer dropping towards ground suspended from seven parachutes. G/V bulldozer coming down and hitting the ground. M/S bulldozer being driven towards camera. Aerial shot of bulldozers at work, levelling ground for an airstrip.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50739
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1595.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:36:00 / 01:43:27:00
    Canister:
    59/81
    Sort Number:
    59/081
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Kentucky US Military Soldiers US Military Exercises
  • Stills

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

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