• Short Summary

    Gen Bradley sworn in by Johnson & swearing Collins to succeed him, helicopters in operation.

  • Description

    Washington and 'Somewhere in the Atlantic.' United Sates of America USA.

    American commentary. New American Chiefs of Staff and Naval Marine manoeuvres.

    MS General Omar Bradley being sworn in by Sec of Defense Johnson as the first permanent chairman of the US joint Chiefs of Staff. SCU Johnson with hand upraised MS Johnson and Bradley shaking hands MS People shaking hands with Bradley SCU ditto SCU Gen Bradley swearing Gen Joseph Lawton Collins 'Lightning Joe' to succeed him as Army Chief of Staff SCU Another angle ditto SCU Gen Collins being kissed by his wife MS. Helicopters Rasecki transport revving up on the deck of the U.S.S. Palau. MS. A helicopter taking off from the deck. SCU. Other helicopters taking off. & CU. MS. Underneath shot of helicopter soaring. LS. Marine jet 'plane laying a smoke screen to cover landings. MS. Helicopters coming in to land on shore. MS. Helicopter on ground with marines getting out. MS. Helicopters take off again. Marines running about. MS. Helicopter taking off. Marines running screened by smoke screen. MS. Helicopter dropping supplies to the marines. MS. Helicopter flying off.

    (Mute. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:01:28:00
    UN 2162 E

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