• Short Summary

    Combined services operations with navy, army and airforce on Salisbury Plain.

  • Description

    Title reads: "All Together - Fire!"

    Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.

    Combined Services Operations involving Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force (RAF) - Operation Noisy Nora and Saucy Sue. L/S armoured cars on the Larkhill Range. L/S service personnel watching. L/S armoured cars turning round after unloading troops. Ground to air shot jet fighters diving and staffing aircraft on the strafe. L/S tanks and other vehicles on the ground being strafed by the aircraft. L/S bombers coming in and dropping their bombs on to the ground positions. The bombs strike their target. Various shots Canberra jet bomber diving in and firing rockets, pan down to the rockets striking their targets.

    M/S servicemen watching. L/S helicopter hovering about to fire a missile. M/S men watching. L/S rocket being fired, pan as it speeds towards its target. Ground to air shot bomber dropping bombs. They hit the ground and explode. L/S servicemen watching. L/S flare burning to mark position for parachute drop. Ground to air shot parachutists dropping from their aircraft. M/S men watching through binoculars. M/S mass of parachutes coming down. Various shots a lot of parachutists landing. L/S group of Gurkhas watching. L/S two soldiers in a trench firing a Sten gun. L/S as tracer goes across picture. L/S tank firing. Zoom in helicopters landing. L/S troops jumping from helicopter. Panning shot troops jumping from helicopter. M/S army men watching. L/S soldiers running through smoke.

    Note: Ministry of Defence press release on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:08:00 / 01:53:57:00

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