• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S FIRST MILITARY PARACHUTE JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGAN IN PAU, SOUTHERN FRANCE, THIS WEEK. THE?

  • Description

    THE WORLD'S FIRST MILITARY PARACHUTE JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGAN IN PAU, SOUTHERN FRANCE, THIS WEEK. THE 26 NATIONS TAKING PART ARE ALL MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MILITARY SPORT.

    THE COMPETITION IS FOR ACTIVE SOLDIERS ONLY AND THERE ARE AWARDS IN SEVERAL CLASSIFICATIONS. THERE WILL BE SEPARATE AWARDS FOR INDIVIDUAL WINNERS IN PRECISION JUMPING, STYLE OF JUMPING, PRECISION AND STYLE OF JUMPING, AND TEAM EVENTS IN THE SAME CLASSES.

    THE CHAMPIONSHIPS LAST EIGHT DAYS DURING WHICH THE COMPETITORS WILL BE INVITED TO SEE SOMETHING OF PAU AND THE FRENCH MILITARY SCHOOL WHERE THE CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE BEING HELD. THE PAU PARACHUTE CENTRE IS CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE FINEST IN EUROPE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4F4YA0J4HM4V78SG075P35YDT
    Media URN:
    VLVA4F4YA0J4HM4V78SG075P35YDT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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