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RAF 2nd Parachute Brigade exercise Longstop at Netheravon

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Military personnel observe the exercise of loading planes and parachute jumps

on Salisbury Plain

Category:Defence / Military
Reference:GB 27556
Tape:LV213
Timecode:00:26:31:05 - 00:31:13:20
Duration:00:04:42:15
Sound:COMMENTARY
Copyright:GAUMONT BRITISH NEWSREEL (REUTERS)
Feed:News
Restrictions:Restrictions on certain uses may apply, and may vary from those listed. Gaumont British stories dated before 1952, without Can or Tape numbers will not be readily available.
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LegacyConverted:1
Subset:Reuters TV - Gaumont British
Issue:1433
Source:REUTERS (REUTTV RTVGB)
TapeTimecode:25.08 - 32.00
OriginalDate:Released: 25 September 1947
Location:Wiltshire
ColourBW:B/W
Country:Netherlands
Source:DAM
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SLATE INFORMATION: Mass Airborne Landings On Salisbury Plain

ENGLAND: Wiltshire: Netheravon: Salisbury Plain:
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EXERCISE "LONGSTOP" Great exercise centred around Netheravon Aerodrome in Wiltshire ...

SLATE INFORMATION: Mass Airborne Landings On Salisbury Plain

ENGLAND: Wiltshire: Netheravon: Salisbury Plain:
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EXERCISE "LONGSTOP" Great exercise centred around Netheravon Aerodrome in Wiltshire by troops of 2nd Parachute Brigade. Loading a Dakota - troops jumping out of plane, parachutes falling, Lord Tedder and service chiefs watching, Jeeps being made ready to move off, Helicopter hovering overhead with Commanders surveying the scene of the battle. Dakota without stopping takes a Hadrian glider intow

HELICOPTER Hovering above airfield during "Exercise Longstop"

MILITARY BRITISH "Operation Longstop" great exercise on Salisbury Plain by troops of 2nd Parachute Brigade. Loading a Dakota - troops jumping out of plane, parachutes falling - watched by Tedder and service chiefs, Jeeps made ready - Helicopters hovering overhead taking commanders to all parts of the battle - Dakota takes a hardian glider in tow in one action

PARACHUTE & PARACHUTISTS 2nd Parachute Brigade takes part in "Exercise Longstop" around Netheravon aerodrome. Shots of men dropping out from plane, assembling in file and getting jeeps ready Dakota takes a Hadrian glider in two without stopping

TEDDER - LORD Watching with other service chiefs "Exercise Longstop"

Royal Air Force,