• Short Summary

    Newly graduated Canadian airmen get their 'Wings' at a ceremony in Montreal.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CANADA - BOMBER CREWS GET WINGS".

    Montreal, Canada.

    Aerial view of Royal Stadium which is packed out for the 'Wings' ceremony. This is the first public presentation of Wings to the newest graduates of the Commonwealth Air Training plan.

    Each bomber crew is graduated as a unit and presented with their 'Wings'. Decorated veterans are honoured guests who sit watching. C/U of an airman's 'Wings' insignia.

    Various shots of a march past of airmen through the city of Montreal. Air Marshall 'Billy' Bishop VC takes the salute.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1344.12
    Media URN:
    44342
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:18:00 / 01:15:15:00
    Canister:
    42/93

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