101st Airborne ~ Press Photo

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Press Photograph (1960)
101st Airborne Division Training at Fort Campbell, KY, USA
7th February 1960
Vintage Silver Gelatin Print
8 x 10 ins / 20 x 26 cms
Unframed
Verso
Press caption label, production notes, newspaper cutting and various stamps
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Additional Information

Image has been prepared for newspaper publication. Editor’s chinagraph crop marks to front / printing instructions verso.

Label to reverse reads: ‘Fort Campbell, Ky. - Here's how combat ready paratroopers of the 101st Airbourne Division look as they spill from the door of a troop carrier aircraft. It takes about three and a half seconds for their parachutes to open completely. After that the jumper may be in the air from 45 seconds to a minute and a half before he reaches the ground. This picture was taken during one of the 101st's airborne mobility exercises.'