• Short Summary

    The Royal Navy launches Barracuda torpedo bombers for an air raid on the German battleship Tirpitz in 1944

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Tirpitz Blitzed

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    AEROPLANES. R.A.F. BARRACUDAS w. an escort of SEAFIRE, CORSAIR, HELLCAT and WILDCAT fighters take off from carrier to bomb the TIRPITZ..dive-bombing attack..still picture of result..Barracuda returns & lands on carrier w. flaps down..over snow-capped fjords..shot of


    Fleet Air Arm pilots after raid


    AIRCRAFT-CARRIERS BARRICADERS/SEAFIRES, CORSAIR, HELLICAT & WILDCAT fighters take off from carrier to bomb the Tirpitz.. dive-bomb attack..return to ship & Barracuda lands w.landing flaps down


    GERMAN NAVAL TIRPITZ bombed..Barracudas W. fighter escort dive-bomb..picture stops & shows damage


    SNOW SCENES. Planes of Fleet Air Arm cross snow-capped fjords to bomb battleship Tirpitz in Alten Fjord, Norway


    TIRPITZ (German Battleship). Bombed by FLEET AIR ARM in Alten Fjord, Norway .. planes bombing .. picture stops & shows damage to ship (twice)


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    World War Two, WWII, World War II, Second World War, Allies, war, Allied Forces, Axis, Axis Forces, ships, aircraft carrier, warship, warships, fighter pilot, fighter pilots, air views, aerials
    Background: The Royal Navy launches Barracuda torpedo bombers for an air raid on the German battleship Tirpitz in 1944

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC4Z0J9FMTBXSH4V8D94MPXIEL
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4Z0J9FMTBXSH4V8D94MPXIEL
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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