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  • Short Summary

    Aircrews prepare for take off in D.C.3s and Horsa gliders.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Location of events unclear / unknown.

    M/S aircraft flying overhead. L/S of D.C.3s and Horsa gliders on ground. Aerial shots of them. M/S Mustangs (?) on ground. Various shots as aircrews of 1st or 6th Airborne Division are briefed by officer in tent, C/U map of terrain. M/S plane being prepared. Various shots of crews getting ready and preparing to fly. Various shots of the planes. M/S airmen preparing, one has Union Jack badge put on his arm. M/S some of the crew getting onboard. Various shots of aircraft being prepared. Various shots as Howitzer and shells are loaded onto plane. M/S as D.C.3s tow gliders to take off. Various shots of planes in sky. Various shots as other gliders are towed and take off.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:51:00 / 01:44:30:00
    UN 1142 A

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