• Short Summary

    Soldiers training to be parachutists in USA.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Parachuters in the Making".

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of soldiers training to be parachutists. They hang in parachute harnesses from wooden frame, other soldiers winch them up using rope pulleys. Various shots of soldiers jumping of a platform and sliding down a rope. Once dangling from rope, they release their harnesses and jump to ground. Various shots of soldiers jumping off platform into forward rolls.

    Various shots of soldiers collecting equipment and getting into troop carrying D.C. 3 aeroplane. L/S of plane taking off. L/S of soldiers parachuting out of plane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1101.18
    Media URN:
    38433
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:16:00 / 01:29:24:00
    Canister:
    41/16

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