It's In The Air 1940

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    Full title reads: "IT'S IN THE AIR!"

    Langley Fields, Virginia, United States of America (USA) & Canada.

    Various shots of Langley Fields, Virginia, where a great military air show is held to show how prepared America is for the war.

    Mohawks take off and with guns firing they dive on a mock target out at sea.

    Then Flying Fortresses take off. Shots of the Fortresses dropping bombs. The sea boils when the bombs go off.

    Various shots of Royal Canadian Air Force pilots at training. They run towards their planes and take off. Various shots of the planes flying in formation, several shots of mock air battle, planes drop the bombs etc. Sound disappears towards the end of the item.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    21293
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1063.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:59:00 / 01:22:18:00
    Canister:
    40/98
    Sort Number:
    40/098
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    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
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    Canada in WW2
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