Our Collection

It's Raining Soldiers!

Top of page

Drifting to earth under a billowing parachute looks easy from the ground, but from the jumping tower of the Royal Canadian Air Force Parachute School at Rivers, Manitoba, Fred Davis realizes there's a lot to learn. Personnel of the station demonstrate some of the techniques of jumping, falling, and rolling--and Fred has a try at it too.

1953, 15 min

Top of page