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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Allied invasion of occupied Europe - Holland.

    Clapper board gives date as 21/10/1944. Various shots of Dakota bombers taking off. Various shots Dakotas in flight towing gliders. Airmen on airfield watch planes land. Various shots USAF (United States Air Force) ground crew assembling a glider on ground from kit. Various shots USAF mechanic fixing controls and wings. We see glass panels being fitted into cockpit. A caterpillar wheeled jeep towing glider. Various shots grounded glider used as radio control base, radio operator sits inside. Ground crew are seen fixing rope to nose of glider. Various shots pilot in cockpit signalling to ground crew. Various shots group of Dutch civilians watching.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:21:00 / 01:27:33:00
    UN 927 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 0927 D
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    glider pickup Combat Gliders Horsa Gliders
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Clapper board gives date as 21/10/1944" - we're also told that the footage is filmed by cameraman V. Gerard, and that the subject is "T.C.C", (presumably Troop Carrier Command).

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