Press Photograph (1943)
Paratroopers: The Pilot 'Chute is Open
30th May 1943
Vintage Silver Gelatin Print
9 x 7 ins / 23 x 18 cms
Press caption label and date stamp
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Image has been prepared for publication. Editors chinagraph cropmarks to front.
Label to reverse reads: 85430 - The pilot 'chute is open, now for the main one:250 feet lower than the plane, his body has made a complete turn. But the pilot 'chute has opened safely and the main parachute is unfolding. Everything is going to be all right.