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  • Short Summary

    Paratroopers land and fight in Dien Bien Phu. Indochina.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Paratroops land on Dien Bien Phu. Indochina.

    Various shots paratroops on ground. MS men digging trench. Various shots mortars and artillery firing. LS parachutes dropping. MS plane flying overhead. MS arrival of General Cogny who is greeted by General Gilles. MS men tending to wounded on ground.

    Various shots troops running through long grass and firing guns. MS communicating in field. CU tired soldier. MS plane flying overhead. Various shots paratroopers and equipment dropping. Various shots troops on ground. MS arrival of General Gilles (wearing beret) still holding his parachute airlift for equipment and material. Various shots helping wounded. Various shots carrying equipment over makeshift bridge. MS's parachutes dropping.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2789.12
    Media URN:
    81925
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:49:00 / 01:29:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 2582 A

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