• Short Summary

    Pictures just released by censors feature Eighth Army glider troops taking off for Sicily, and American paratroops in final North African rehearsal.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: How Airborne Troops Attacked (First Pictures)

    NORTH AFRICA:
    EXT
    PAN mass of gliders lined up on North African airfield
    Gliders lined up
    Personnel including Red Cross getting into glider
    Towing plane taxiis off PAN to glider being towed off PAN to more towing planes ready to take off
    Glider being towed off showing US Star
    Three American transport planes dropping parachutes
    Plane dropping containers
    Parachutists dropping from six planes
    Men (parachutists) jumping out of plane and opening parachutes (good shot)
    Mass of parachutists dropping and five planes flying overhead
    Mass of parachutists dropping to ground
    Parachutists landing on ground
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of mass parachutists dropping from 17 planes.

    SLATE: GOOD SCENES

    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) mass parachutists on ground
    Background: Pictures just released by censors feature Eighth Army glider troops taking off for Sicily, and American paratroops in final North African rehearsal.

    Military - Active; Airforce - Active; Aviation; Italy; Americans

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA83U1XQMTXQZW5PCERVVO7OAL7
    Media URN:
    VLVA83U1XQMTXQZW5PCERVVO7OAL7
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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