• Short Summary

    Army soldier volunteers being trained to become glider pilots for the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II.

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Glider pilots for Britain's Airborne Army

    ENGLAND:
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    AEROPLANES R.A.F. & NAVAL PLANES. R.A.F. trains Glider Pilots in Britain..as instructors..take off..gliders in line..towed in formation..break away from tugs..hedge-hopping & landing

    GLIDING. R.A.F. trains instructors & pilots for gliding..planes tow gliders in air formation..break away from tugs..dive to earth..hedge-hopping etc.

    Military - Active; Airforce - Active, Second World War, WWII
    Background: Army soldier volunteers being trained to become glider pilots for the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6OQ8SWN4BSABHR3VFAVCNW1JU
    Media URN:
    VLVA6OQ8SWN4BSABHR3VFAVCNW1JU
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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