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Description: A pilot ties up his boots; an airman sunbathes on the grass, in dark glasses, another cleans his teeth; a group plays cards; washing hangs on a line; a line of tents; mechanics service a Typhoon engine (two takes), airmen screw rocket heads home and prepare rockets; camp signs; chaplains, matron, patients dining, hospital office and clerks; a man scrubs clothes, "Opn Theatre" sign; pilots sit and wait near their tents; "Intelligence Office" tent; "Airfield Church" (previously seen in the background) and daily service timetable chalked on the bottom of a washing tub; airmen line up for food, and eat, a group sits outside tents and eats.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production company)
Hicks (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, British - combat: Hawker Typhoon (object name)
medical, British air - hospital (object name)
operations, British air - maintenance (object name)
operations, British air - routine (object name)
recreation, British air - casual (object name)
society, British air - sustenance (object name)
society, British air - domestic (object name)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 475 ft; Running time: 5 mins
Notes: Summary: see remarks to ACB 25.
Technical: fine grain version is in a can comprising ACB 31-33 (total length 1101 ft). Print is part of a can comprising ACB 32 and 33 (total length 742 ft). ACB 32 is 474 ft.