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  • Short Summary

    French troops undergo rigorous training exercises in Germany

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    Location Unspecified, Germany

    Dupe. LS. and MS. Paratroops getting into Fairchild "Packet" transport 'plane. LS. Fairfield transport plane, taxiing to take off. LS. Fairchild aircraft taking off. Shot of Ground rushing underneath 'plane as take off. Ground to Air: Fairchild aircraft in flight. MS. Pilot at controls - pan air to air of Fairchild aircraft in flight. Air to Air Parachute leaving Fairchild plane. LS. Paratroops descending and pulling in his parachute. GV's Troops in country lane. Ground to Air - Aircraft in flight. (Auster or similar) GV's Troops and tanks on manoeuvres. F.G. LS. Pleven and Juin getting out of aircraft and being greeted by officers. Ground to Air - Paratroops dropping from Fairchild aircraft and scenes of paratroops landing and taking off harness. LS. and MS. Officers (including Bradley, Ridgway, Eddy, Juin and Pleven watching the manoeuvres and talking. LS. Supplies and equipment being landed. LS. Tanks and jeeps going along road. MS. Officer looking through binoculars. MS. Tank. MS. Soldier using walkie-talkie radio. LS. Tank firing. LS. Tanks and transport moving through village at night.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:34:00 / 01:51:17:00
    UN 2467 A

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