• Short Summary

    Freight glider, carrying nearly two tons of war supplies, is first motorless aircraft to cross the ocean.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Atlantic Glider Makes Air History

    ENGLAND:
    GV glider in air.
    LV transport bomber over camera.
    GV glider flying in air.
    LV transport bomber taxiing on ground.
    SV pilot - Flt.Lt. W.S. Longhurst out of plane.
    GV glider coming in to land.
    LV pan glider landing.
    SV men pushing up nose of glider.
    SV men pushing up nose of glider.
    LV men unloading freight from glider.
    SV men unloading freight from glider.
    CU men unloading freight from glider.
    LV pan transport bomber and glider side by side.

    Aviation; Bizarre Items
    Background: Freight glider, carrying nearly two tons of war supplies, is first motorless aircraft to cross the ocean.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAP0VP0GUH43VLPZXMGZS8JKRN
    Media URN:
    VLVAAP0VP0GUH43VLPZXMGZS8JKRN
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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