• Short Summary

    American fighter planes escort Flying Fortresses on raid into France.

    Fighter planes taxiing and taking off,?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: THUNDERBOLTS SPEED FORTS OVER EUROPE

    FRANCE:

    LAV Thunderbolt diving down to attack ground targets. 16 m.m. Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting locomotive. LAV formation of four, Thunderbolts breaking away to attack enemy planes. CUAV cannons firing. 16 mm Camera Gun Shot cannons hitting enemy plane. LAV Thunderbolt swerving towards camera. 16 mm Camera Gun Shit attacking enemy plane. GAV Thunderbolt zooming down firing cannons. 16 mm Camera Gun Shot firing at enemy plane. GAV 2 Thunderbolts zooming down to attack. CUAV cannon gun firing. 16 mm Camera Gun Shot attacking enemy plane. CUAV cannons firing. 16 mm Camera Gun Shot tracers towards enemy plane which is hit. LAV 2 Thunderbolts zooming down to attack. 16 mm Camera Gun Shot tracers towards enemy plane which is hit. GAV Thunderbolt zooming in air. CUAV cannon firing. 16 mm Camera Gun Shot enemy plane hit and smoking. GAV Thunderbolt zooming down to attack. 16 mm Camera Gun Shot enemy plane exploding in air. BLACK TYPE IS ROTA BLUE: RED TYPE IS 16 m.m. ORIG. FINE GRAIN DUPE BLOWN UP MATERIAL

    GOOD SCENES: 16 mm Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting locomotive. SAV 16 mm Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane. CUAV 16 m.m. Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane. LAV 16 mm Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane and plane explodes. SAV 16 mm Camera Gun Shot enemy plane hit by tracers and smoking. SAV 16 mm Camera Gun Shot smoke from enemy plane. LAV 16 mm Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane. LAV 16 mm Camera Gun Shot smoke from enemy plane. GAV 16 mm Camera Gun Shot enemy plane explodes. SAV 16 m.m. Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane. SAV 16 mm Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane. LAV 16 m.m. Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane. SAV 16 m.m.

    GOOD SCENES: Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane. GAV 16 m.m. Camera Gun Shot enemy plane swerving in air. SAV 16 m.m. Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane and smoke streams from wings. SAV 16 m.m. Camera Gun Shot tracers hitting enemy plane and bits falling off.

    CUAV cannons firing.

    ENGLAND: THUNDERBOLTS OVER EUROPE: American Thunderbolt Fighters Escort Fortresses in Deepest Raid Ever Into France. England GV many Thunderbolts on drome with props. turning taxiing for take off. SV airman filling petrol tank under fuselage. CU airman taking miniature 16 m.m. camera out of wing of plane. GV showing Thunderbolts in line taxiing preparing for take off. LV pan two Thunderbolts taxiing off. GBV Thunderbolts taking off. GV 12 Thunderbolts in air in formation. LAV five Thunderbolts in formation. GOOD CUAV Thunderbolt in air. GAV five Fortresses in clouds in formation. CUAV Thunderbolt pan up to SAV formation of four Fortresses. LAV formation of nine fortresses, clouds behind. LAV formation of five Fortresses CU Thunderbolt draws away from formation.

    GOOD SCENES: GAV formation of five Fortresses clouds behind. SAV formation of three Fortresses. LAV formation of seven Fortresses. Semi Side AV formation of three Fortresses clouds behind. CUAV Thunderbolt.

    Americans; Airforce - Active
    Background: American fighter planes escort Flying Fortresses on raid into France.

    Fighter planes taxiing and taking off, flying in formation. Various of planes in fight and bombing hits on French target.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5YY6H4BUZ98LVKQSAWFP7T6Z1
    Media URN:
    VLVA5YY6H4BUZ98LVKQSAWFP7T6Z1
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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