• Short Summary

    US Squadron of Flying Fortresses Raid Enemy Territory.

  • Description

    Two officers in radio control room sending out message to all crews to report to briefing room / man sending message / airman on bicycle with ammunition belt round his neck rides under wing of Fortress pan up to crew working on nose of Fortress.

    GOOD SCENES:
    Crew working on engines of Fortress / airmen types listening in briefing room / American officer briefing crews / Officer introduces the Commanding Officer onto the stage / Commanding Officer Flack speaks to the men / Men out of briefing hut and collect their bicycles

    GOOD SCENES:
    Crew preparing bombs / airmen painting message on bomb 'TO SCHICKY. THIS IS ONLY THE START. LOVE L.E.Z.' / Bomb doors of Fortress opening and trail of bombs past in background / Airmen sitting on bombs as carried along to planes and bombs loaded onto Fortress / Bomb doors of Fortress open and bombs on carrier underneath doors

    GOOD SCENES:
    Crew arriving at Fortress in Jeep car / Crew being given final briefing and looking at map / Members of crew into Fortress - door shuts / Airmen climbs onto wing of Fortress / Fortresses preparing for take-off / nose of Fortress with 'STINKY' writing on, past camera
    Background: US Squadron of Flying Fortresses Raid Enemy Territory.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6PYAK5GMGGCT5LXFV7HJNOH9T
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PYAK5GMGGCT5LXFV7HJNOH9T
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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