• Short Summary

    A Royal Air Force raid against Imperial Japanese forces in Mataban, Myanmar (formerly Burma)

  • Description

    BURMA: Myanmar: Mataban:
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    A Royal Air Force air raid on Mataban is chronicled from preparation to end including flyers on the ground, camera shooting in and from cockpit of airplane and live action

    AEROPLANES R.A.F. & NAVAL PLANES. R.A.F.RAID ON MATABAN..Blenheims on airfield.. pilots outside hut..fueling..bombing up.mechanic underneath plane..pilots putting on parachutes..handworking controls in plane..plane takes off shot from pilot's cabin..Blenheims in air in formation..dropping bombs..smoke on land when planes fly over..C.U.bomb aiming apparatus..hedge-hopping..Pilot's names dope


    BOMBS Mechanic plane bombing up for RAID ON MATABAN.. C.U. bomb aiming apparatus..bombs dropping & smoke columns on land where target is hit


    BURMA. Raid on Mataban PARAMOUNT


    MATABAN, Burma. R.A.F. raid on..Blenheims over target dropping bombs...columns of smoke & explosions on land


    PARACHUTES AND PARACHUTISTS. Pilots fix parachutes before raid on Mataban


    Royal Air Force; Airforce - Active

    World War II, World War 2, WWII, Second World War, war, Bristol Blenheim, light bomber
    Background: A Royal Air Force raid against Imperial Japanese forces in Mataban, Myanmar (formerly Burma)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB6O2W9PEHK5E98TPVQYATUU7W
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6O2W9PEHK5E98TPVQYATUU7W
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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