• Short Summary

    Paratroops practise in the Middle East.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Paratroops in the Middle East.

    Egypt.

    Various shots of a man learning to control his parachute as he hangs near the ground. Men jump from the back of travelling lorries to simulate landing shock and parachute drag. General Sir Claude Auchinleck, the Commander in Chief Middle East, inspects the sky troops before they get into the Bombay aircraft. Pan down cameraman with camera in his harness. Various shots of the paratroops in the aeroplane. Various shots as they jump out. L/S from ground of them falling and landing.

    Pathe Gazette - The Voice of Britain.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1139.12
    Media URN:
    39619
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:54:00 / 01:16:55:00
    Canister:
    41/100

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