• Short Summary

    Senior Officers watch a demonstration of NATO's latest weapons at US base in West Germany.

  • Description

    Langstuhl, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    UN forces in Germany put on an air power display for the students of NATO defence College. LV. The formation of six large aircraft flying over the audience. GV. A large group of officers watching from platforms, many have binoculars. LV. Hundreds of parachutes in the sky. GV. Two parachuters coming to ground. SV. Group of American officers walk past camera. SV. Group of officers, including Dutch, British, American and Scottish, chatting. SV. Group of officers chatting. GV. Pan across F.86 F aircraft with every death dealing device attached underneath the wing. SV. Group of officers examining rockets under the wing. CV. Pan up lines of machine gun bullets laid neatly on the ground. CV. Bullets stacked in position inside an aircraft. CV. Notice with the following legend "F86F Fighter bomber, range 900 miles, speed over 650 miles per hour, altitude over 40,000 ft. The camera tilts up to the nose of the extraordinary machine. SV. Scottish officer talks to American officer. GV. A large gun in a field with its gun crew ready, it fires. GV. High Military and Naval officers looking on. LV. The same gun fires again. SV. Black American officer pointing out objects of interests to a British Naval officer and some civilians. SV. Foreign Naval officers examining a large Matador rocket with the inscription "Power for Peace". SV. Two officers on a crane device being hoisted aloft beside a large rocket. SV. Some officers looking on. GV. The two officers on the crane being carried in towards the top of the rocket.

    (Dupe.Neg.) (Title scene D.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    605.39
    Media URN:
    32282
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:24:00 / 01:52:32:00
    Canister:
    56/81

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