• Short Summary

    Aerial combat from the Korean war front. Captured Soviet footage shows new MIG jets.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Korea - Planes Fail To Slow Chinese".


    LV Lorries retreating across river. SV General Matthew B Ridgeway looking at map with South Korean officer. CU Gen. Ridgeway with South Korean officer.

    LV Pan down retreating lorry passing through tunnel. SV Retreating lorries emerging.

    LV Air to air B-26 bombers in flight. GV Aerial rockets hitting ground target. GV From aircraft diving onto target. LV B-26 climbing. GV Rockets flying towards target. GV Rocket in flight. GV Target. GV Aerial bombs and rockets exploding on burning target.

    GV Panther aircraft being wheeled out in readiness for takeoff on US carrier. LV From control panther jets taking off. SV Low angle jet starts takeoff run. MV Panther jet taking off. LV Panthers in flight. LV from Panther of Red jets in-flight. (Russian MIG) One Red jet hit. LV Hit MIG rolling in flight. LV Top view MIG streaking for home. LV First MIG in flight is hit again. Smoke pours from plane as it plunges to ground. LV Top view MIG. plunging to its doom.

    Captured Soviet Footage: GV Russian crews lined up by Russian copies of American B-29s. SV Nose of aircraft. GV Russian copy of B-29 in flight. LV Towards Yak jets taking off. LV Pan Yak jets in flights. GV Aerial view of Lavochkin and MIGs lined up on airstrip. SV MIG in flight. It banks. MV MIG rolling in flight. LV Four MIGS in flight. It banks. MV MIG rolling in flight. LV Four MIGS in flight. LV Five MIGs in victory formation flight.

    (F.G.) (Orig.C.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:02:00 / 01:50:00:00

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