• Short Summary

    2,000 aircraft, including 900 fighters, make daylight raid on large ball-bearing plant in Berlin.

  • Description

    ENGLAND: "FORTS" BLITZ BERLIN AGAIN - 2,000 Aircraft, Including 900 Fighters, Make Daylight Raid On Large Ball-Bearing Plant In Berlin.

    ENGLAND:
    EXT
    LV pan Fortresses on drome ready to take off (U.S.A.F.)
    Shot from inside Fortress whilst taking off from ground ... LIB. NO. 13142

    CUBV pilot at controls.
    SAV pan Fortresses in formation.
    CU shot from plane Fortress rising in air, pan to pilot.

    GERMANY: Berlin, Germany:
    GV AV Fortresses and fighters rendezvousing over enemy coast.
    CU navigator at map.
    GAV 14 Fortresses flying over enemy territory.
    CU pilot looking up as fighters come in to attack.
    AV fighter zooming in to attack.
    SV machinegunner firing.
    AV fighter zooming in to attack.
    SV machinegunner firing.
    CU Fortress in air - side gun firing.
    SAV Fortress in cloud and fighter attacking.
    CU machinegunner firing.
    AV fighter zooming in to attack.
    CU machinegunner firing.
    GAV Showing German fighter falling in air.
    Shot thru nose of Fortress showing formation of more Fortresses.
    CU bomb aimer looking thru stick.
    SV flak bursting.
    CU flak bursting.

    GAV flak bursting round Fortresses ... LIB. NO. 13327

    CU hand switching on knobs of panel.
    CU large selector stick being pushed over.

    SAV large stick of bombs falling from Fortress.
    GAV bombs bursting on target below. (U.S.A.F.).
    SV flak bursting.
    CU flak bursting pan to engines of Fortress.
    SV 5 bombs dropping.
    GAV big burst on target and other bombs bursting. (U.S.A.F.)
    GAV many bombers in air turning for home.
    CU Fortress in air.

    AV Nazi fighter zooming in to attack.
    SV machinegunner firing.
    Shot fighter zooming in to attack.
    CUAV Fortress firing guns.
    GAV masses Fortresses in formation and one Nazi plane falling.
    GAV pan many formations pan down to leaving enemy coast.

    Shot behind pilot showing Fortress in air.
    SAV 11 Fortresses in formation.

    CU Fortress over camera with damaged undercarriage.
    LV firing up flare. (U.S.A.F.)
    Shot flare bursting in sky.
    GV Fortress making pancake landing.
    SV pancaked plane on drome. (U.S.A.F.)
    GV 17 formations of Fortresses in air.

    SCU about 17 formations of Fortresses in air... STOCK NO. 10

    LAV mass of 35 planes in air... LIB. NO. 13327

    Airforce - Active; Germany; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: 2,000 aircraft, including 900 fighters, make daylight raid on large ball-bearing plant in Berlin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAUZZSI8VSD7VB0C71GDTXEDH5
    Media URN:
    VLVAAUZZSI8VSD7VB0C71GDTXEDH5
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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