• Short Summary

    Allied air strike on German-held French locations

  • Description

    FRANCE: Calais:
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    AERODROMES (Aerial shots German airfield nr. coast of Frances..severely ploughed up by allied bombing)

    AEROPLANES, R.A.F. MITCHELLS and BOSTONS escorted by SPITFIRES make daylight raid on Pas de Calais..bombs drop..explosions..shots on returning of German airfield severely ploughed by raids

    AEROPLANES, R.A.F. LANCASTERS and HALIFAXES raid Schweinfurt at night..huge fires blazing..bombs drop & explosions

    BOMBS Mitchells & Bostons drop bomb loads over Pas de Calais..explosions

    FRANCE. PAS DE CALAIS raided by Mitchells, Bostons w. Spitfire escort.. bombs drop.. ground explosions.. on return home shot of ploughed German airfield

    Airforce - Active; France

    World War II, WWII, Second World War, War, WW2, aerial photography, heavies, air views, aerials
    Background: Allied air strike on German-held French locations

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADDFGPF016N08S6ZHRM9GE5579
    Media URN:
    VLVADDFGPF016N08S6ZHRM9GE5579
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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