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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of gliders being used during the Invasion of occupied France.

  • Description

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

    Ground to air shots of gliders being towed overhead. Various shots of large formations of gliders flying from air base. American gliders taking off - watched by senior officers.

    Aerial material overland from heart of glider formation. Air to air shots of gliders over ships in English Channel.

    Pan along row of planes to tow gliders. More shots of gliders taking off.

    Various shots of troops milling around preparing to board gliders.

    More air to air shots of gliders flying over coast of occupied France (?).

    Shots of gliders on airfield being prepared for take off. Various shots of US troops preparing to board gliders.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1941.07
    Media URN:
    61487
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:54:00 / 01:33:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 814 D

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