• Short Summary

    British paratroops take off from Algiers and land in Tunisia.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PARATROOPS OVER TUNISIA".

    North Africa.

    General view of Dakota aircraft waiting at Maison Blanche Airfield at Algiers. British paratroops are briefed and then check their equipment and climb aboard the aircraft. M/S from a Dakota taking off showing other planes waiting to take off.

    Aerial shot near Tunisia. Paratroops inside the aircraft wait for the signal to jump. M/S of men leaping through the aircraft door. We see their parachutes start to open and the men drift down to earth.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1344.23
    Media URN:
    44353
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:29:00 / 01:47:28:00
    Canister:
    42/97

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