• Short Summary

    The South African air force celebrates its 21st birthday, we see some footage of early aircraft.

  • Description

    SA airforce early aircraft.

    South Africa.

    Various shots as a young man and woman cut the 21st birthday cake for the South African air force. Montage of shots of early aircraft and pilots, both men and women. M/S as a Hurricane bomber flies over. Various shots of the planes and personnel of the air force as they prepare and take off, they chalk up the number of Germans killed on the side of a plane. M/S's of Captain McGubin (?) and Flight Commander Proctor V.C. General Smuts salutes. Various shots as planes fly over in formation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1542.10
    Media URN:
    49595
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:56:00 / 01:20:07:00
    Canister:
    NSP 308

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