• Short Summary

    Armoured cars maintain internal RAF communications in territories unsuitable for landing.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hainaidi - WITH THE R.A.F. IN THE NEAR EAST - Exclusive pictures by our cameraman now travelling in the East."

    Hainaidi, Shamiyah Desert, Iraq.

    Air to air shots of the three RAF (Royal Air Force) planes flying in formation over snow covered mountains.

    Column of armoured cars is seen in a desert. They are the RAF troops and serve to help maintain connection between the planes and base in countries in which there are no British troops stationed.

    Line of planes in the desert. Armoured cars driving towards them. Pilot runs towards the car and gives some papers to an officer in the car. Officer looks at signals his troops to start moving. A lone of armoured cars starts driving through the desert.

    Plane in flight, formation of three planes in flight. Several shots of the individual planes in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    783.30
    Media URN:
    8722
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:14:00 / 01:45:11:00
    Canister:
    34/24

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