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    Ships and jets taking part in American naval manoeuvres.

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    United States of America (USA).

    Various aerial views of American warships at sea during the naval manoeuvres, they include an aircraft carrier, a cruiser and several destroyers. MS. From flight deck of the aircraft carrier, US marines helicopter flying away from the ship. GV. Flight deck, group of fighters are lined up on the deck preparing for take off, helicopter is hovering in the background. MS. Helicopter hovering over the stern of the carrier, it carries the marking "Marines". MS. American naval band lined up on flight deck of the carrier. MS. Group of dignitaries descending from the helicopter and are greeted by the officers. GV. Superstructure of the aircraft carrier taken from the flight deck, angle shot.

    Various shots of jet fighters taking off from the flight deck, pan with them as they climb away. LS. Anti submarine aircraft diving towards sea. LS. Jet fighter diving towards sea, pan with depth charges as they fall from aircraft and explode. MS. Pan with two fighters, the leading fighter is in the act of refuelling the second machine in flight by means of the cone trailing from the fuel line. LS. From carrier, of jet fighter in flight, camera pans down with a bomb which falls from the aircraft and explodes in the sea. Various shots of jet fighters coming in to land on carrier, the fighters coming in to land on the aircraft carrier, the fighters are mainly Sabre jets with one or two Delta winged fighters.


    Date found in the old record - 21/01/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:57:00 / 01:59:40:00
    UN 3304 F

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