• Short Summary

    Footage of squadron of Douglas-Boston medium range bombers, which have been involved in air raids over France, on the ground and in the air.

  • Description

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    CUAV wheel of plane land below.
    LV line of tail fins of Bostons lined up on field and airmen.
    GV truck pulling bombs past Bostons.
    GTV long line of Bostons lined up with truck pulling bombs in front, airmen by planes.
    GV group of airmen by line of bombs pan to SCU side view of Boston, continuing pan to LV line of tail fins of Bostons.
    LV three Bostons and airmen with bombs in foreground.
    SCU track away from group of airmen, some sitting on bombs, Boston in background.
    SV group of pilots some sitting on bombs pan to SCU of Boston.
    Pan from GV of two groups of pilots of about 20 men, two bombs in foreground, to line of Bostons lined up.
    CU engine of Boston pilot on top of plane getting into parachute.
    SBV tail fin of Boston, crew boarding plane.
    SCU Boston with prop. turning. (Nat. sd.)
    CU prop. turning. (Nat. sd.)
    GV pan along line of Bostons with props. turning, airmen standing by. (Nat. sd.)
    SBV Bostons taxiing away. (Nat. sd.) General side view Bostons commencing to climb - over line of bombs. (Nat. sd.)
    GAV pan formation of 12 Bostons flying. (Nat. sd.)
    GAV formation of 12 Bostons flying. (Nat. sd.)
    LAV, GAV and GAV pan formation of 12 Bostons flying. (Nat. sd.)
    GAV five Bostons flying, clouds in background.
    GAV through window of Stirling of 8 Bostons flying.
    LAV five Bostons flying.
    SAV Boston flying over Stirling and up into clouds.
    SAV another Boston flying, engine of Stirling in foreground.
    CUBV of pilot in plane.
    CU angle shot inside plane man preparing to take pictures with camera.
    CUBV pilot in plane pan to two engines turning through window.
    CUAV engine turning.
    CUAV two engines turning in foreground, eight Bostons flying in background, pan to three more Bostons flying.
    LV Boston zooms over camera. (Nat. sd.)
    SV pan another Boston flies past camera.

    World War II; Second World War; WWII
    Background: Footage of squadron of Douglas-Boston medium range bombers, which have been involved in air raids over France, on the ground and in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8GXN0WF4G44Q1GK03IR5YMLW0
    Media URN:
    VLVA8GXN0WF4G44Q1GK03IR5YMLW0
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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