Visnews filmed at Regensburg, Western Germany, Denek Zemanek and his wife, who escaped from Czechoslovakia by plane November 17.
S.V. DENEK ZEMANEK AND WIFE LEAVING THE PALACE OF JUSTICE.
S.C.U. DENEK WITH WIFE.
S.V. POLICEMAN DIRECTING COUPLE
BACK V. COUPLE AWAY.
L.V. PLANE BY WHICH THEY ESCAPED.
S.V. POLICEMAN TOWARDS PLANE.
S.V. NOSE OF PLANE.
C.U. SEATS IN PLANE.
S.V. POLICEMAN AT PROPELLER
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Background: Visnews filmed at Regensburg, Western Germany, Denek Zemanek and his wife, who escaped from Czechoslovakia by plane November 17.
Both are members of the Czech flying club, and their dash for freedom began when they were towing gliders. After releasing a glider, they turned their planes westwards, and prepared to run to gauntlet.
As they sped towards Germany they wondered how soon it would be before the Czech Air Force took up the chase or anti-aircraft batteries sight them and open up.
Fortunately they landed safely in a field near Regensburg.
Denek and his wife both teachers and they fled the country because of restrictions on church-going.