• Short Summary

    Prime Minister sees American airborne unit make spectacular mass jumps.

  • Description

    LV parachutes in air.
    GV mass parachutists descending.
    SV paratroops landing.

    GV mass paratroops landing behind smoke screen.

    SV parachutes and supplies descending, two paratroops being tangled up together as they land.
    GV landing behind smokescreen.
    SV parachutists landing on ground.
    AV showing five planes flying over country.
    CU propeller in f.g.

    LAV BV showing 13 planes flying over country.
    SV paratroops pushing out equipment.
    CU supplies hitting ground.
    SV plane over camera - parachutes descending.
    SBV American officers on dais - parachutes landing in b.g.
    GV military officers and men watching descent of parachutes. SCU parachutists type in tin helmet.
    SCU Mr Churchill speaking.
    CU angle Mr churchill speaking.

    Military - Active; Personalities - Politicians; Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Americans; General Eisenhower: World War II (Second World War; WWII)
    Background: Prime Minister sees American airborne unit make spectacular mass jumps.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2OLS3LQDXUBBG05YNASFJ7W45
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OLS3LQDXUBBG05YNASFJ7W45
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: World War 2: Churchill and Eisenhower review US Paratroops

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