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  • Short Summary

    French soldiers and air men - probably on training exercise.

  • Description

    Title reads: "France".

    French army and air force on training exercise?

    Various shots of French Air Force aeroplanes on air field. Various C/Us of high ranking French officers looking at a map. Various shots of aeroplanes taking off and in flight. Parachutists are seen descending. M/S of paratroopers landing.

    M/S of soldiers (the parachutists?) running along track, carrying rifles. The men fall to the ground and point their rifles. M/S of more soldiers aiming rifles over wall. Various shots of soldiers shooting. M/S of soldiers laying explosives on bridge. A flare is fired into air. We see soldiers running away from explosions on bridge.

    Note: sound track missing, no paper work. As a result little information exists explaining what is going on in item - any further information gratefully received. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    949.19
    Media URN:
    16179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1937
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:48:00 / 01:14:50:00
    Canister:
    37/102

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