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    Men board gliders & gliders leave airfield.

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    These are the cuts of the Pathe Gazettes story 'We Crossed the Rhine' in Pathe Gazettes issue 45/26 - Pathe Master tape *PM1149* - Film ID 1149.13.

    Location Unknown / Unclear - Britain?

    Various shots of the airmen and airborne troops boarding planes and gliders. Various shots of lines of planes and gliders on the airfield. Men posing for camera before entering gliders. More shots of the troops boarding gliders. Various night shots of the aircraft on the airfield. Various shots, daytime, of planes and gliders taking of with man signalling on the airfield. Men of airfield looking on. More shots of the gliders being towed in the air. Several shots of the men checking the ropes etc.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:50:00 / 01:51:51:00
    UN 1011 D

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  1. Unknown user says

    The Hamilcar Glider seen taking off with number 271 on it was flown by my father S/Sgt Denis Cason.It was part of Operation Varsity the Rhine crossing. Great to see this , only wish I had found this when he was still with us as he would have enjojed seeing it.

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