Aircraft In Action 1945

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Unissued / unused material.

Allied forces invasion of occupied Europe - exact location unknown.

Various shots of Thunderbolts taking off from airfield. Various shots of crashed American Air Force planes, some still on fire. Aerial shots Thunderbolts flying over head. Air to air shots...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
63438
Sort Number:
UN 1090 C
Time in/Out:
01:38:05:00 / 01:42:50:00
Canister:
UN 1090 D
Film ID:
2129.07
Issue Date:

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