• Short Summary

    Irish troops set off from Dublin to join United Nations forces in the Congo.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dublin. More Irish For Congo".

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    GV Irish troops parading past Mr Sean Lemass the day before they fly to the Congo to assist the United Nations (UN). LV troops marching. SV Mr Lemass. SV troops marching past.

    GV pan. USAF Globemasters lined up at Dublin airport. LV troops walking across the airfield to the plane. SV ditto. LV the troops coming towards the aircraft. SV ditto. LV the troops walking into the Globemaster and waving to friends. LV chocks being pulled away from the wheels. LV the doors in the nose of the Globemaster closing. CU engines turning over. GV the Globemaster taxiing out to the runway. LV General Mackeown leaves airport building to go to his aircraft. SV relatives waiting to see him off. LV the General waves as he enters the aircraft.

    (Pathe Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1744.04
    Media URN:
    54066
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:17:00 / 01:13:07:00
    Canister:
    61/99

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