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    England: CU Pan Lightning fighter taxiing onto field past camera for take off, others in b-g. Angle shot: Under tail of plane, 2 other planes waiting to take off (American markings) LV Towards and past 2 Lightnings taking off...one zooms quickly into air. CU American personnel on ground looking skywards. Shot of 4 planes in air flying over camera in formation. Air shot: Showing Lightnings joining formation of about 21 Fortresses. Nearer AV Showing Lightnings joining formation of Fortresses. Air shot: Two Lightnings zooming past camera. GV Fighters flying overhead weaving through formation. GAV about 36 planes (fighters and Fortresses) in formation.



    ROTA BLUE.



    GOOD SCENES.



    GV Lightnings on 'drome fueling up, etc. LV Pan mechanics with planes. SV Mechanics round cockpit. SCU Mechanic looking at mechanism in cockpit. CU Mechanic pulling wire through gun. SV Pilot getting into cockpit. SV Lift propellor turning (Nat.sd.) CU Right prop. turning. CU Side pilots in full kit receiving instructions. CUFV Pilots being instructed. SV Pilot climbing into plane. CU Nose of plane showing 4 guns sticking out. SCU Pan 'TEXAS RANGER' taxiing off (Nat.sd.) other planes in b-g. LV 4 planes taxiing. SCU Pan Lightning taking off. SV Towards and past, 2 Lightnings taking off. Shot of 4 planes towards and over camera. GV 11 planes towards and over camera against cloudy sky. LV 4 planes in air in formation (Nat.sd.) AV Lightnings joining formation of Fortresses. LAV 2 Lightnings zooming past camera, wing of another plane in picture. LAV 2 Lightnings zooming past camera. GAV 4 planes zooming past camera. GAV About 21 fighters and Fortresses in air. LAV 17 Fortresses with more planes in distance. LV Pan 14 Lightnings in formation (Nat.sd.) SV 4 Lightnings over camera. (Nat.sd.) SV 2 Lightnings taking off LAV Fortresses and fighters in formation in air.



    Airforce - Active; Military - Active; France; Great Britain




    Initials


    good scenes

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3VY704JRWIXF1OLHOJ0AJX1CO
    Media URN:
    VLVA3VY704JRWIXF1OLHOJ0AJX1CO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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