• Short Summary

    RAF training soldiers to fly gliders, intended for use in the invasion of the continent.

  • Description

    ENGLAND:
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    Various of gliders lined up on field
    Close up two army glider pilots
    Close up showing "Airborne" inscription tab on shoulder and flash on arm
    Pilots climbing into cockpit of glider
    Pilots climbing into cockpit of glider and pulling down hood
    Jack Harding (Cameraman) into glider with camera
    Close up Harding in glider
    Gliders starting to be towed off

    INT GLIDER
    Close up back view of pilot

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    Gliders and planes taking off
    Various AERIALs (AIR VIEWs) of gliders and planes in air

    INT GLIDER
    Close up back view of pilot in glider, towing plane in front seen through cockpit

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    Various AERIALs (AIR VIEWs) of gliders and planes in formation in air

    INT GLIDER
    Close up back view of glider pilot and ground below

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    Close up PAN gliders landing on runway
    Three gliders dive and disappear behind hedge
    Close up planes PAN to gliders landing

    Airforce - Active; Aviation; Military - Active
    Background: RAF training soldiers to fly gliders, intended for use in the invasion of the continent.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD5O88ANX6X0M6DVH1NZ3T0L2F
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5O88ANX6X0M6DVH1NZ3T0L2F
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1942
    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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