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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Demonstration at Kabrit, Suez for General Auchinleck of SAS parachutists jumping from a Bristol Bombay aircraft. Cameraman is inside the aircraft.
Description: Parachutists line up by planes, smoke in the background. Close up of the men. General view of the parachutists by the planes. Various shots of the Commander-in-Chief talking to the men on parade. Close up of Auchinleck with hat in his hands, talking to the men. The parachutists march to the plane. Men entering plane, interior shot. One of the men standing inside the plane is Lieutenant John Steel (Jock) Lewes (inventor of the Lewes bomb and one of the founders of the Special Air Service, or SAS). Close up of men seated inside the plane, Lewes on the far right. View out of the doorway of the plane. Men looking out of the windows. The men, including Lewes, hooking their harnesses. Men jumping out of the plane.