• Short Summary

    Sir Kingsley Wood appeals for 31,000 new recruits to the RAF.

  • Description

    Titles read: "ROYAL AIR FORCE RECRUITS WANTED".

    Location of events unknown - probably London.

    Sir Kingsley Wood, the new Air Minister, sits at a desk and makes a speech encouraging men to join the RAF. He says during this year they need 31,000 men as pilots, air observers, airmen, skilled craftsmen and unskilled men willing to learn a trade within the RAF (presumably as mechanics). Brief shots of pilots and factory workers. He invites men to make their applications immediately.

    Cataloguer's note: the RAF received 1,000 enquiries on the first day of this new recruitment campaign.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1658.27
    Media URN:
    21699
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:39:00 / 01:37:48:00
    Canister:
    38/51

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