• Short Summary

    Film shows paratroops of the U.S.82nd Airborne Division jumping into "enemy" territory near Spartansburg, South?

  • Description

    Film shows paratroops of the U.S.82nd Airborne Division jumping into "enemy" territory near Spartansburg, South Carolina, during operation Swiftwtrike III.The 82nd is part of the Blue Team which is fighting the Red Teams for control of the city of Columbia.

    Bulldozers and other earthmoving equipment are shown after parachuting being used to complete an assault landing strip.Cargo planes are then shown as cargo is pulled from their holds by the "snatch and go" method in which the airplanes come very close to the ground without actually landing spilling out cargo as they skim over the landing strip.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA3O7IEF2K1C546FY7XE5O6ADT
    Media URN:
    VLVAA3O7IEF2K1C546FY7XE5O6ADT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1963
    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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