• Short Summary

    UNDERGOING GROUND PRACTICE IN PREPARATION FOR HIS FIRST PARACHUTE JUMP AT ALDERSHOT, JANUARY 31, WAS "TUDOR" - A FIVE YEAR OLD GOLDEN LABRADOR.

  • Description

    UNDERGOING GROUND PRACTICE IN PREPARATION FOR HIS FIRST PARACHUTE JUMP AT ALDERSHOT, JANUARY 31, WAS "TUDOR" - A FIVE YEAR OLD GOLDEN LABRADOR.

    BUT "TUDOR" STILL HAD A LONG WAY TO GO BEFORE THE ARMY WOULD LET HIM "HIT THE SILK" FROM AN AEROPLANE.FOR AT LEAST ANOTHER SIX WEEKS HE WOULD HAVE TO PRACTICE JUMPING AND LANDING FROM A 4 1/2 FOOT HIGH PLATFORM UNTIL TRAINER PRIVATE ALAN BUNTING WAS SATISFIED HE WAS READY FOR SOMETHING A LITTLE MORE DARING.

    IN THE MEANTIME A PARACHUTE FIRM IS MAKING "TUDOR" A SPECIAL DOG-SIZED HARNESS AND CHUTE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9BAATUS0VX1CQZYJUOE07VE1A
    Media URN:
    VLVA9BAATUS0VX1CQZYJUOE07VE1A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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