STK-ID 27314

AERIAL SHOT of French fields. Several shots of combined operations forces troops unloading supplies, airforce and British engineers beginning construction of airfield. Shots of Air Vice-Marshal Broadhurst chatting with army officers on field, of Wing Commander Delacroix of Flight Lieutenant Larry Robillard, the last sitting in a Spitfire. Spitfires Mark IX are shown revving up, taxiing, taking off. Several shots of dusty, primitive airfield, pilots standing about, flight control in a slit trench, mess and kitchens in the open. Shots of Canadian nursing sisters, the first two women to land with British or Canadian forces, nurse Mulholland and Nurse Betley. Shots of men sitting in grass, eating, of men pumping water using water wheel, of man with captured German horse. Sequence on the visit by Air Marshal LS Breadner. Shots of men reading newspapers.


Excerpt from
Wasp Wings
National Film Board
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Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
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16mm dupe neg comp b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w
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