• Short Summary

    US Troop Carrier Command seen in action, loading supplies and equipment onto planes.

  • Description

    Titles read: "TROOP CARRIER COMMAND".

    United States of America.

    Various shots of US troops loading jeeps and light guns aboard a Dakota transport plane at an American airport. L/S of a Dakota taking off. Cutaway to interior of one of the planes, showing the equipment packed inside. Air to air shots of the squadron of Dakotas in flight.

    Various shots of huge gliders that are able to carry equipment and men being towed by Dakotas as they take off from a US airfield. They are released in flight and some gliders are seen landing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1344.29
    Media URN:
    44359
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:33:00 / 01:57:47:00
    Canister:
    42/99

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