• Short Summary

    Military personnel observe the exercise of loading planes and parachute jumps
    on Salisbury Plain

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Mass Airborne Landings On Salisbury Plain

    ENGLAND: Wiltshire: Netheravon: Salisbury Plain:
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    EXERCISE "LONGSTOP" Great exercise centred around Netheravon Aerodrome in Wiltshire by troops of 2nd Parachute Brigade. Loading a Dakota - troops jumping out of plane, parachutes falling, Lord Tedder and service chiefs watching, Jeeps being made ready to move off, Helicopter hovering overhead with Commanders surveying the scene of the battle. Dakota without stopping takes a Hadrian glider intow

    HELICOPTER Hovering above airfield during "Exercise Longstop"

    MILITARY BRITISH "Operation Longstop" great exercise on Salisbury Plain by troops of 2nd Parachute Brigade. Loading a Dakota - troops jumping out of plane, parachutes falling - watched by Tedder and service chiefs, Jeeps made ready - Helicopters hovering overhead taking commanders to all parts of the battle - Dakota takes a hardian glider in tow in one action

    PARACHUTE & PARACHUTISTS 2nd Parachute Brigade takes part in "Exercise Longstop" around Netheravon aerodrome. Shots of men dropping out from plane, assembling in file and getting jeeps ready Dakota takes a Hadrian glider in two without stopping

    TEDDER - LORD Watching with other service chiefs "Exercise Longstop"

    Royal Air Force,
    Background: Military personnel observe the exercise of loading planes and parachute jumps
    on Salisbury Plain

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1HI9M1W3NROSSHXF4ZXNDAL3E
    Media URN:
    VLVA1HI9M1W3NROSSHXF4ZXNDAL3E
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:43:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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