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 Thunderbolts. Various point of view shots from planes shooting at trains, river and enemy planes. Emergency landing on airfield of Lightning. Various shots mechanic taking to pilot sitting in cockpit. Mechanic slaps him on the back to congratulate him, pilot appears to be giving account of his mission!

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    British Pathé
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    Mute
    Media URN:
    63438
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2129.07
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:05:00 / 01:42:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 1090 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 1090 C
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