• Short Summary

    British paratrooper recruits perform exercises, training drills, and practice jumps during WWII

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Britain's Paratroops: First Pictures of Our Parachute Men in Training

    BRITAIN:
    EXT/INT

    AEROPLANES R.A.F. AND NAVAL PLANES. Aeroplanes taking off with parachute troops.. interior shot of plane with pilot flashing warning light (ready for jump).. parachutists jumping from plane..V.G.


    MILITARY, BRITISH. Parachute troops in training..boxing..jumping off landing stage..packing parachutes (under instructor)..going up in planes..masses dropping from the sky V.G.


    PARACHUTES Parachute troops in training..boxing..fighting..jumping off platform..dropping through dummy fuselage..package parachute..taking off from balloon receiving badges with wings..going up in planes..masses falling out of planes V.G.


    PARACHUTES AND PARACHUTISTS. In training..boxing..wrestling..learning to pack parachute..jumping off platform..jumping from galloon..inside plane waiting for warning flash from pilot to jump..masses falling from planes.. V.G.


    Military - Active; Aviation

    wrestling, hand combat, train, parachuter, instructor, RAF, Royal Air Force, packing, blimp, balloon, harness, badge, wings, planes, air views, aerials, World War II, World War Two, Second World War, war, supply parachute, unarmed combat, airborne, barrage balloon, World War 2
    Background: British paratrooper recruits perform exercises, training drills, and practice jumps during WWII

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA33XCFSGULQ6U9S3VJ3LEUFGNP
    Media URN:
    VLVA33XCFSGULQ6U9S3VJ3LEUFGNP
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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