• Short Summary

    Air Gunners in the Royal Canadian Airforce presented with wings by Hon. C.G. Power (Minister?

  • Description

    CANADA: Montreal: Montreal Ball Stadium:
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    Ceremony in progress at Montreal Ball Stadium. Coat of Arms 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' Royal Canadian Air Force. Flags, crowd watching ceremony. Close up of flags. Bomber crews advance for presentation of wings. Hon. C.G. Power (Minister for Defence for Air) presenting wings. Crowd of Canadian Air Cadets, some waving to camera. More of Power presenting wings to airmen. Bomber crew march off after receiving wings as another crew advance to receive wings. Power presenting wings to airman. Crowd shot Canadian Women's Army Corps. Power presenting airman with 'Air Gunner's' wings. Close up of Air Gunner's 'wings'. Womens division precision squad marching past. Power takes the salute. R.C.A.F. Precision squad marching past.

    Close up of Power pinning wings on airmen. Officers watching. Close up of Air Gunner. Massed crowd of Young Canadian Air Cadets watching. General view of massed crowd in stands. Officers watching. RCAF men in audience. Canadian Waafs watching. Cadets [one frame]
    Background: Air Gunners in the Royal Canadian Airforce presented with wings by Hon. C.G. Power (Minister for Defence for Air).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABNC2SVDQCX3UNMC91TOW10HE2
    Media URN:
    VLVABNC2SVDQCX3UNMC91TOW10HE2
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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