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Wings for Victory Week

The great and the good assemble to open Banstead ATC's new headquarters followed by a Wings for Victory Week parade with cadets, bands, armoured cars and enthusiastic civilians.

Amateur film 1943 7 mins Silent

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This film from 1943 starts with the officlal opening ceremony of the Air Training Corps' new headquarters at Banstead House near Guildford, conducted by Air Marshal Sir Bertine E Sutton. After the speeches we see a Wings for Victory Week event featuring more speeches, various military vehicles and cadets, both boys and girls, marching along Garratt's Lane, Banstead. An RAF display is held in a local park before an enthusiastic crowd of civilian spectators.