• Short Summary

    Part-time paratroopers the 562nd Parachute Squadron on training exercise. Marham, Norfolk.

  • Description

    No title - 562nd Parachute Squadron - part-time paratroops. Marham, Norfolk.

    M/S Trefor Hayward carrying out dustbin to dustcart on his job as refuse collector. C/U Hayward with dustbin. C/U John Clarke working with a drill. C/U Bryan Gardener at work on a lathe. M/S Ron Akass in his office at Chiswick. M/S paratroops lined up for inspection at Norfolk, with them is the Defence Minister (Administration), Gerald Reynolds. C/U of the Minister talking to Trefor Hayward. M/S Medical Officer giving lecture on exposure survival to the paratroopers. M/S paratroopers listening to lecture.

    C/U John Clarke listening. C/U board which says '562nd Parachute Squadron' showing map below of dropping zone. M/S paratroopers preparing equipment, in the foreground is Captain Ron Akass, Sergeant reports to him. M/S paratroopers preparing equipment. M/S as Sergeant helps Bryan Gardener pack equipment. M/S paratroopers putting on their chutes and harnesses. C/U's men putting on their parachutes. Various shots as paratroopers march out to Argosy aircraft. C/U troops loading aircraft with equipment. C/U nose of Argosy as it taxis off. Interior M/S of Argosy showing paratroopers. C/U Hayward and Clarke. Ground to air of the Argosy showing the paratroopers jumping. Ground to air shots after they have jumped.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:20:00 / 01:57:48:00

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