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Paratroops / the United States Government presents ; produced by the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures.
Date
1943
Main contributor
United States. Office of War Information. Domestic Branch. Bureau of Motion Pictures
Summary
"A quick overview of the weeks spent in learning to jump, tumble, and fall, in practice jumping from a tower and from a dummy plane, in packing the parachute one's life depends on, in learning to jump from a plane in half a second, to guide a chute by working the shroud cords, to land without splintering a leg, to disengage the chute and come up fighting."--War Films, Bulletin of the Extension Division, Indiana University, February, 1943.
Contributors
United States. Office of War Information. Domestic Branch. Bureau of Motion Pictures; War Activities Committee--Motion Picture Industry; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
U.S. Office of War Information, Domestic Branch
Genres
Sponsored films.; Propaganda films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
United States. Army; Parachute troops; Soldiers; Training of
Location
United States
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (9 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

"Distributed and exhibited under the auspices of the War Activities Committee of the Motion Picture Industry"--End frame.

Statement of Responsibility

the United States Government presents ; produced by the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7818210; LCCN: fie52000747; OCLC: ocm03440640; OCLC: 3440640