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The Big Picture - Skydivers

CREATED BY Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984 ) USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Some or all of this material may be restricted by copyright or other intellectual property right restrictions. ONLINE RESOURCES: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0018C5BI0 NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, Amazon.com/NATIONALARCHIVES. A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. The original release sheet reads: Skydiving...a leap from two miles up...a descent at 120 miles an hour...this is routine for members of the U.S. Army Parachute Team--champions in competition and combat. In this issue of THE BIG PICTURE, through an unusual helmet camera technique U.S. Army skydivers demonstrate daring, free-fall skills which have thrilled international audiences. This 30-minute documentary film is a tribute to an elite corps of paratroops and their contribution to military airborne techniques. FOR MORE INFORMATION http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalDOSearch?searchExpression=2569789
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