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    Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States of America USA.

    1,008 GIs are being squeezed into 9 huge Air Force Globemaster planes to be unloaded in midair. The Air Force wants it to be the biggest drop in the shortest time from the smallest number of planes.

    LS. American paratroopers entering Globemaster. Ground to air. Globemaster passing overhead. Ground to air. Nine Globemasters flying overhead. Air to Air. Seven Globemasters in flight. Ground to Air. Paratroopers leaving planes. MS. Paratroopers jumping from plane. Ground to Air. Paratroopers descending, planes overhead. LS. Parachutes billowing open, from plane. Ground to Air. Large number of paratroopers descending.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    67629
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2494.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:14:00 / 01:43:01:00
    Canister:
    UN 2539 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2539 C
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    G 1008 GI\'s Parachuting 1940s and 50s Rural America
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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