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    North Carolina, U.S.A.: GV Airborne troops running to gliders, driving Jeep into nose of glider in foreground, two planes flying in background. CU from inside glider troops entering glider with guns. GV ground crews running across runaway with towlines and ducking under wings as glider and Douglas plane moves off. GV Douglas plane towing glider along runway. GV ground crews running across runway with towlines and ducking under wings of glider and Douglas. GV 4 gliders in air. GV four gliders coming into land, one lands and skids along ground turning up clouds of dust. Semi Side View pan glider landing. SV General Arnold watching landings troops behind. GV pan three gliders landing and skidding along ground sending up dust. SV troops jumping out of glider before glider stops. GV troops running from gliders to attack. GV glider coming into land pan as it skids along ground, glider tips up on nose and churns up clouds of dust. CU troops running out from glider. GV opening up nose of glider showing dust and dirt pouring from nose as Jeep drives out, troops board Jeep and drive away at speed. LV glider in air pan down as glider lands on water nose first. SV pan troops wading ashore.

    United States of America; Military - Active


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