Night Flights In The Middle East Aka Night… 1941

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    Item title reads - Night fighters in the Middle East.

    Alexandria, North Africa.

    M/S of sunset over Alexandria. Various shots as the pilots try and sleep under mosquito nets. C/U of telephone bell ringing, man in operations room answers it, he gives signal to pilots who jump up and put their jackets on. Various shots as they run to their Hurricanes and get in. A propellor starts and they take off, air to air shot of them. M/S as one flies away. Dark shot of enemy plane in flames. M/S of regimental flag being hoisted at dawn as the pilots return. Various shots as they walk back to camp.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39423
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1133.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:27:00 / 01:11:45:00
    Canister:
    41/81
    Sort Number:
    41/081
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