• Short Summary

    Two South African Airmen relate their tale of being shot down over enemy territory.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Thrilling Adventure".

    South Africa.

    MS. Major Preller and Corporal Petterson of the South African Air Force talking about their recce mission over the Italian Somaliland when they were shot down and made their way back 200 miles through the bush into Kenya where they were eventually picked up. Intercut with CU of map of route.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.01
    Media URN:
    21070
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:08:00 / 01:02:07:00
    Canister:
    40/70

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