• Short Summary

    Paratroopers of US army doing mass parachute jump.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Parachute troops in USA".

    Fort Benning, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of paratroopers (sky soldiers of US army) marching across an airfield. Various shots of the soldiers preparing equipment and parachutes, they are then loaded onto aeroplanes. Various shots of men boarding the planes. Various shots of planes taking off. Various L/Ss of planes in flight. L/S of paratroopers jumping out of planes using quick release parachutes. Good shots, taken from aeroplane, of mass parachute jump, some slow motion. Various shots of parachutists coming to earth and landing, they immediately cut their parachute cords and collect their weapons.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1113.47
    Media URN:
    38792
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:10:00 / 01:52:51:00
    Canister:
    41/37

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