• Short Summary

    DAHOMEY'S ARMY RECENTLY FORMED A NEW PARATROOP TRAINING SCHOOL TO TRAIN PARA-COMMANDOS WITH THE HELP OF FRENCH PARATROOPS INSTRUCTORS AND DAHOMEY SOLDIERS WITH EXPERIENCE OF AIR DROPS WITH THE FRENCH ARMY.

  • Description

    DAHOMEY'S ARMY RECENTLY FORMED A NEW PARATROOP TRAINING SCHOOL TO TRAIN PARA-COMMANDOS WITH THE HELP OF FRENCH PARATROOPS INSTRUCTORS AND DAHOMEY SOLDIERS WITH EXPERIENCE OF AIR DROPS WITH THE FRENCH ARMY.

    WHEN THE FIRST CLASS OF TRAINED DAHOMEY PARATROOPS COMPLETED THEIR TRAINING, THEY MADE A MASS JUMP AT A DROPPING ZONE OUTSIDE COTONOU.

    THE TWENTY-TWO SOLDIERS WHO MADE THE JUMP GOT THEIR PARATROOP "WINGS" AFTER TWO MONTHS OF TOUGH TRAINING ON THE GROUND AND A NUMBER OF AIR DROPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4THGPBE0LG3YWZ3DPHLA4EPQJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4THGPBE0LG3YWZ3DPHLA4EPQJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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