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    Activities on the aircraft carrier 'Corsairs'.

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    Several shots of the crew members standing in front of a plane onboard aircraft carrier 'Corsairs'. Various shots of the pilots getting ready and planes taking off and landing - carrier crew signalling and directing the planes. Several shots of the mountain peaks covered in snow. More shots of the aircraft carrier at sea with planes on deck and flying around.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:16:00 / 01:39:48:00
    UN 889 A

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  1. Unknown user says

    The title, and particularly the text, of this clip imply that this is film of a British aircraft carrier called "Corsairs". Just to make it clear, what we see here is a number of Vought F4U Corsair fighters aboard an unnamed aircraft carrier.

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  2. B.Moogk says

    The data indicates 2:32 minutes of footage but the video is only 1:30 minutes. The description of mountain peaks is not seen in this video. This may be footage of the attack on the Turpitz by HMS Formidable. This is certainly a Bogue class carrier and the roundels indicate an operation in the Atlantic.

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