• Short Summary

    President Kennedy watch military display at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ft. Bragg. US Tests Defences"

    Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States of America (USA).

    GV troops of the 82nd airborne division driving past. CU President John F Kennedy in sunglasses talking to air force officer. LV American Ski troops.

    GV Paratroops dropping from aircraft. LV Paratroopers coming down.

    CU President Kennedy, LV an amphibious cargo carrier entering the water. SV the soldier wearing the small rocket assisted flying belt standing on the carrier. LV as he takes off from the Carrier and glides across the water. SV Pan ditto. as he comes to land on the ground.

    SV soldier placing a rocket gun on his shoulder rather like a Bazooka. LV he fires the rocket pan as the rocket hits its target. LV as a rocket takes off from the ground pan with it as it goes away and disappears. GV as the rockets hits its target miles away on a hill.

    LV pan Helicopters firing rockets pan to the target in flames and smoke.

    GV flame thrower in action pan to where quite a large area is being set alight by the flame thrower. GV pall of smoke rising from the burning area.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:13:00 / 01:45:32:00

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