• Short Summary

    Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh opens National Gliding Championships. Library pictures of the Glider Pilot?

  • Description

    ENGLAND:

    Opening of National Gliding Championships by Duke of Edinburgh. Good shots. Duke arrives by Naval Helicopter. Seen alighting.

    Speaks to Mrs. Rika Harwood one of the only two women entrants. Duke takes a flight. Good shot glider take-off & airborne.

    Commentary talks of the Glider Pilot Regiment grounded by army cuts

    BELGIUM: ARNHEM:

    File of the Glider Pilot Regiment in action in World War Two: Shots of Gliders in Action and soldiers on patrol

    ENGLAND: Hampshire: Middle Wallop:

    Gliders and helicopters in parade - inspection of serving members and old comrades parade by Lieutenant General Sir John Eldridge the Colonel Commandant of the regiment
    Background: Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh opens National Gliding Championships. Library pictures of the Glider Pilot Regiment in action in World War Two: Shots of Gliders in Action and soldiers on patrol. Gliders and helicopters in veteran's parade at Middle Wallop.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABHPNESHYXWCM8I4D8B50K00CI
    Media URN:
    VLVABHPNESHYXWCM8I4D8B50K00CI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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