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    Full titles read: "MISSION OF MERCY"

    Return of Boeing Flying Fortress from San Diego in Chile after rushing medical aid to the victims of an earthquake. L/S of the large aeroplane landing on runway at Langley Field in Virginia, United States of America. L/S of Major D Haymes who commanded the mission climbing out form inside the aircraft and being congratulated by fellow officers. The commentator says that his flight won him the DFC "..the highest award of the Air Service. Several shots of flypast of other aircraft including bombers (possibly Liberators) and fighter aircraft.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    14128
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1001.59
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:50:00 / 01:58:46:00
    Canister:
    39/18
    Sort Number:
    39/018
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    WWII Langley, VA
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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