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  • Description

    No titles. U.S. Aircraft for Army. Unedited material.

    Location of events unknown.

    United States of America donates aeroplanes to RAF (Royal Air Force).

    C/U of pilot in cockpit of aeroplane. C/U of aeroplane with words 'Royal Navy' stamped on tail. L/S of aeroplane landing, good view of ground crew on runway signalling to plane with what look like Ping Pong bats.

    Various shots of young officers in naval uniform and flying helmet in front of plane. Various C/Us of pilots in cockpits of planes. Various L/Ss of fighter aeroplanes flying in formation, swooping low over airfield.

    Various shots of RAF officers and men. We see air crews getting into their planes. Various shots of two high ranking officers inspecting planes in hangar.

    Note: shots are from 1940 Unknowns Can 1 which is same vault as rest of 1940 material. Original issue number for story is unknown.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    39719
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1143.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:06:00 / 01:43:35:00
    Canister:
    1940 UNKNOWNS CAN 1
    Sort Number:
    USO1940 001
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    RAF RAF - 1940
  • Stills

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

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