Reference INF 6/459
Title Paratroops 1942
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 150
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Invasion contingencies
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Libya, Soviet Union
Organisations Central Office of Information, Royal Air Force


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Paratroops, released in 1942 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the military training of parachutists. The file contains shot lists; production credits; documents relating to the film's licensing, scripting, commissioning, and distribution; and a commentary script.


aircraft, cotton, culture, distribution, employment, exports, film, finance, labour supply, licensing, military exercises, military training, munitions, music, overseas trade, parachutists, propaganda, public morale, recruitment, Russian language, soldiers, textiles, youths

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