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  • Short Summary

    Plaque unveiled to mark No. 38 Group RAF - they carried British troops to land in Normandy.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Harwell Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Berkshire.

    Unveiling plaque to No. 38 Group RAF - they carried the first British troops to land in Normandy on the night before D-Day. They took off from Harwell.

    General Sir Richard Gale arriving. Receives General salute. General Sir Richard Gale with Air Chief Marshal Sir Leslie Hollinghurst. Guards of Honour 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment. Royal Air Force. General Gale inspects guard. GV of Runway and Atomic Establishment. General Gale talks to representative of Glider Pilot Regt. GV Spectators. General unveils Plaque Various shots of Plaque etc.

    (Orig. Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 14/05/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2682.01
    Media URN:
    79601
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:03:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 2738 A

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