• Short Summary

    First Canadian RAF squadron welcomed on way to front by Lord Derby.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Maple Leaf Pilots Swell Empire Forces

    English Port:
    EXT
    Semi view troopship at quayside.
    Long view & semi view of Canadian Airmen off ship.
    CU sergeant's arm showing 'Canada' badge.
    Semi view Air Ministry official, Capt. Balfour in group.
    Semi view Lord Derby talking to officer & raises hat.
    Gen. view & semi top view mass Canadian airmen lined up on dockside.

    Airforce - Active; Canada; British Empire; Nobility; Edward George Villiers Stanley 17th Lord Derby (1865-1948), Great Britain
    Background: First Canadian RAF squadron welcomed on way to front by Lord Derby.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB9M441KZE1ZABEP2LHUZ5CGBU
    Media URN:
    VLVAB9M441KZE1ZABEP2LHUZ5CGBU
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/02/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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