7386_paratroopers.mp4

7386_paratroopers

WWII newsreel footage on paratroopers, “Here’s From the Sky.” Army men in uniform enter into a airplane with guns in hand and wait in to jump. War planes take off and fly as paratroopers jump from them and deploy their parachutes. Glider Force airplanes come in for landings, kicking up dirt and dust around them as they land. Soldiers line up and jump, one after another, from the gliders, and deploy their parachutes, dozens of parachuted men float in the sky, a glider lands in shallow water splashing up water from the sides as it lands.Various shots of dozen to hundreds of paratroopers jumping, opening parachutes, floating, and landing.

1940s
Subjects: 
B&W
Not Explicit