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  • Short Summary

    British paratroops in action, possibly in Greece.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Material dates from 19/10/1944.

    Greece (Possibly near Athens).

    VS troops in jeep along country road flying Greek flag.

    VS of paratroops dropping from planes overhead. Shots of the parachutists landing. VS of British troops (some of Parachute Regiment) moving through orchard / olive grove.

    Troops and locals off load material from lorry. MS of officers looking over maps.

    Spacing. VS of gliders overhead and coming in to land on open ground. The American gliders land. Material is off loaded and gliders are towed off.

    Shots of a US Dakota plane on airfield with troops gathered round. Various dark shots.

    British Paratroops walk towards US plane they are inspected and then get on board. Air to air shot of planes. Planes fly towards coastline. Interior shots in plane with paras sitting ready.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1983.04
    Media URN:
    74022
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:30:00 / 01:27:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 937 B

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