• Short Summary

    America opens its barracks to the public during US Forces Open Day.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Power for Peace - US Armed Forces Hold Open House'.

    Soldiers march past saluting base at Fort Jay, Governors Island. LS. Paratroops drop from the sky to entertain the public visitors. People looking up. Paratroops descending. MS. Group of American Boy Scouts looking up.

    Various shots of the Hound Dog rocket and other missile hardware on show to the public at St. Andrew's Air Base, Maryland. Also the giant cargo plane.

    MS. Children gathered around US Army tank at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. MS. Two boys getting prepared for the small scale version of parachute jump training. Various shots of the two boys descending a sloping wire at speed. Children looking on. Children sliding, soldiers help them.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 13/05/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2653.06
    Media URN:
    78931
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:06:00 / 01:08:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 3745 A

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