• Short Summary

    Parachute School holds first Anglo-American co-operation exercise.

  • Description

    Watchfield, Berkshire.

    LV. Towards, paratroopers moving beneath nose of Hastings transport aircraft. SV. Paratroopers walking up steps and into Hastings. SV. & SCU. Guns being towed into C-82 aircraft, they are to be dropped by parachutes. SV. Paratechnician slung in bomb bay of Halifax. LV. Troops entering C-82. LV. Staff officers looking on. LV. Air to air shot, two C-82's in flight. SV. Paratroopers sitting inside Hastings. SV. Exterior, Hastings in flight. SV. Paratroopers being despatched from Hastings. LV. Paratroopers leaving aircraft. GV. Paratroopers floating to earth. SV. C-82 in flight. Jeep parachuted from aircraft. Pan down with parachutes. LV. Pan down, jeep floating down to earth, pan to gun landing. LV. Halifax flying overhead, drops paratechnician, pan down with parachute.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig."D")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1443.01
    Media URN:
    47188
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:02:00:00
    Canister:
    51/21

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