• Short Summary

    MISSING SLATE INFORMATION: TO THE FEW ... To the pilots who won the Battle of?

  • Description

    Planes on ground / Close shots of young pilots / Planes revving up and taking off over English countryside / Formation flying

    Unidentified spokesman gives military speech (MUTE)

    Planes (Bostons?) on runway / Jeep along / Close of pilots in cockpit taxiing / Planes taking off / Close of pilot in cockpit / Close shots of planes along

    Low Flying AV over sea Boston in and out of picture...

    GV mass Bostons flying low over sea...
    France: LAV over Coast of France and over woods ...

    AV formation of six Bostons ...

    GAV county of France ...

    Low AV over trees and houses and roads. CU airman in Boston winks - pilot

    Low AV over woods and tracers firing up towards factory.

    AV bombs dropping on factory - mass explosions. Low AV Bostons over countryside ...

    AV Bostons leaving coast of France and flying out to sea..
    Background: MISSING SLATE INFORMATION: TO THE FEW ... To the pilots who won the Battle of Britain and so saved the Free World, we proudly pay tribute. The Battle of Britain tribute includes: 1. Commemoration Parade before Buckingham Palace. 2. Their Majesties attend Commemoration Service at St

    Commemoration services for the Battle of Britain. File footage of aircraft. Combat films of air attacks from 1943. Good shots of operations headquarters, women communications and planning operatives working at plotting table.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2OHD60YM0CR1FCG91I37HNNAG
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OHD60YM0CR1FCG91I37HNNAG
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    ENGLAND / FRANCE: DEFENCE - Compilation in memory of the pilots who won the Battle of Britain / Combat films of air attacks / Operations headquarters with plotting table ENGLAND / FRANCE: DEFENCE - Compilation in memory of the pilots who won the Battle of Britain / Combat films of air attacks / Operations headquarters with plotting table ENGLAND / FRANCE: DEFENCE - Compilation in memory of the pilots who won the Battle of Britain / Combat films of air attacks / Operations headquarters with plotting table ENGLAND / FRANCE: DEFENCE - Compilation in memory of the pilots who won the Battle of Britain / Combat films of air attacks / Operations headquarters with plotting table

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