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  • Short Summary

    Officer gives speech to airmen on cricket field - could be Air Marshal Pike?

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S line of army trucks driving down country road. Each truck has wreath on the roof - could be funeral procession. A staff car follows, carrying officer - Air Marshal Sir Thomas Pike, in charge of Fighter Command?

    Various shots Air Marshal inspecting troops on cricket field. The Air Marshal then gives a speech from the pavilion to the troops. Various shots RAF airmen listening. The officer then gets into the car and leaves. Various shots Royal Air Force personnel, including WAAFS (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) marching down country lane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2135.10
    Media URN:
    63534
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:42:00 / 01:25:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 1110 C

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