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  • Short Summary

    American fighter planes and air bombs in Britain.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear - Britain?

    Several shots of the bodies of American fighter planes (possibly Hellcats) in line.

    Various shots of the US Mustang fighters planes lined up on airfield. Mustang fighter plane in flight. Several shots of the aircraft bombs with cover being put over them.

    Several shots of the fighter planes being towed by lorries along high street. More shots of the aircraft bombs on side of the road with cover being put over them. More shots of the aircraft being towed along the street.

    Various shots, probably inside factory or depot, of lines of propellors with two men inspecting them. Several shots of the aircraft on airfield and in flight.

    More shots of the planes in flight, at the airfield, bombs piled up and covered along the road etc.

    Note: US fighters are probably transported to Britain unassembled and assembled on arrival.

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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:
    01:52:32:00 / 01:58:21:00
    UN 806 B

Comments (1)

  1. StephenBierce says

    The airplanes being towed are P-38 Lightnings.

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