• Short Summary

    The Eagle Squadron - made up of American volunteers - train to fight with the RAF.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "American Squadron With The RAF".

    VS of men of the Eagle Squadron (a squadron made up of American volunteers) looking at aircraft on runway.

    CU Eagle Squadron shoulder flash being worn by a member of the squadron.

    CU of Colonel Sweeney and Squadron Leader Taylor talking about the formation and future of the squadron - nat. sound.

    VS of members of the squadron being taught gunnery and of them taking off in two seater training planes at an Royal Air Force training base.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1059.01
    Media URN:
    21179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:08:00 / 01:02:13:00
    Canister:
    40/85

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