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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Airborne manoeuvres at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. United States of America (USA).

    MS Airborne paratroops seen through the legs of another trooper. CU men buckling on parachutes. MS paratroopers boarding plane. CU trooper boarding plane, seen from interior. CU trooper shutting plane door. Various shots plane taking off. Aerial LS looking down on formation of troop carrying planes in wooded landscape. LS aircraft against a cloudy sky, a Dakota and a transport carrier.

    Various shots a Howitzer with a parachute attached dropping from a plane. The parachute does not open and the gun hurtles to the earth. MS troops in a jeep drive to the scene where the gun landed. CU the wrecked gun jeep in the background. LS aircraft in formation. Interior MS of carrier showing paratrooper preparing to jump. CU paratrooper. LS troop carrying aircraft in formation with troops jumping out. CU troops jumping out of door.

    MS three aircraft in formation with troops jumping out. LS from aircraft of dropping range. LS parachutists touching down. LS army officers viewing the exhibition. LS full screen of paratroopers dropping.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:13:00 / 02:01:40:00
    UN 1939 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 1939 F
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Parachutists 1940s and 50s Rural America
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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