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  • Short Summary

    US planes in flight and military store dump.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear - Britain.

    Various shots of long lines of boxes on a muddy field. Men working around - this should be a military store dump

    Various shots of the American fighter planes as they take off in flight and as they land - most probably Mustangs. Several shots of the two US B 17 bombers in flight. Various shots of more planes - Liberators, Fortresses, Thunderbolts and Mustangs taking off and in flight.

    Various shots of the two officers walking along a road with long lines of tanks with covers on on each side of the road. Cut back to Mustangs as they take off and in flight.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:23:00 / 02:02:58:00
    UN 806 C

Comments (1)

  1. StephenBierce says

    Since the aircraft have a variety of unit markings, it could have been the Headquarters field of the Eighth Air Force. The style of camouflage on the planes indicates a time frame of winter 1943/1944 or early spring 1944, well before the Normandy invasion.

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