Us Airman Hit By B17 Cannon Shot 1940

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    Two American airmen stand by the tail gun of a B17 Bomber. Closer shots show the officer removing pieces of metal from the flak jacket on the other man's chest. It looks like the flyer was hit by a 20 mm cannon round and was saved by his protective equipment. CU of man whose life was saved holding up bullet that hit him.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    73829
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1937.02
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:26:00 / 01:06:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 766 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 0766 C
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