• Short Summary

    British and Polish paratroopers practice invasion tactics.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PARATROOPS PREPARE FOR THE DAY".

    England, unknown.

    Various shots of the paratroopers during practice parachute drop somewhere in England. Troops from Britain and Poland take part. Some paratroops get dragged along once on the ground but they soon get control. Various shots of the troops collecting their arms from a separate parachute container. The troops advance across country and through smoke screen in mock battle. British and Polish parachuters marching together after the exercise.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1087.16
    Media URN:
    38029
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:44:00 / 01:36:06:00
    Canister:
    43/54

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