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    Activity on British aircraft carrier off Sumatra.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Activity on British aircraft carrier off Sumatra, Indonesia. Clapper board gives date as August 1944.

    Various shots Corsair fighter plane being pushed along deck of airship carrier. Various shots warship at sea. M/S plane being brought from hold onto deck by lift. Men sunbathe next to planes on deck of carrier, other ships seen at sea in distance. More shots warships at sea.

    Various shots Corsair landing on its nose, the pilot is helped from cockpit, gang of men pull ropes to right crashed plane. Various shots planes coming into land on deck. More shots ships at sea. Various shots planes taking off from deck. Various shots planes flying over and coming into land. Crew running over to plane on deck with propeller still going. Various shots plane flying from aircraft carrier and landing on another.

    Various shots sailors with bare chests arming, cleaning and servicing planes on deck. Bullets and bombs are loaded onto planes. More shots plane being lifted from hold of ship. More shots ships at sea. More shots planes landing on deck. Various shots of religious service on deck of ship; sailors bow heads while chaplain speaks.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:43:00 / 01:35:12:00
    UN 1098 D

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