• Short Summary

    First pictures of actual daylight bombing. Films taken on recent US raids show Wilhelmshaven, Vegesack,?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: FORTS OVER THERE

    Location Unknown:
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    B-17 Flying Fortress planes taxiing on tarmac: Officer along from building and shakes hands with airmen: one Fortress being towed to tarmac; bombs laid out on ground: trailer taking bombs to plane: crew loading bombs onto plane: pilots along: close shots of faces of pilots: Close shot of 'Carter's Little Pills' on back of airman's jacket, airman turns round and has name 'Shirley' on his hat: airman climbing into plane: planes taking off: cyclists waving:

    GROUND TO AIR and AIR TO AIR shots of planes in flight

    GERMANY: Vegesack:
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    LTAV four B-17 Flying Fortresses diving down to attack target. AV bombs bursting on target. AV bombs on target and three bombs dropping from plane. AV smoking target.

    Rouen, France: CUAV about 12 bombs dropping on Rouen. AV bombs bursting on target in Rouen, explosions.

    RENNES, FRANCE: CU bomb doors opening showing district below ... LIB. NO. 12371

    SAV cluster of about fifteen bombs dropped from Fortress ... " " "

    LAV bombs bursting on target in Rennes district big explosions. CUAV bombs on target and big explosions.

    Air Raids and War Damage; Airforce - Active; Germany; France; Americans, planes, bombers
    Background: First pictures of actual daylight bombing. Films taken on recent US raids show Wilhelmshaven, Vegesack, Rouen and other targets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5DHAM5RZRTDF90GKPJ4SNUY7W
    Media URN:
    VLVA5DHAM5RZRTDF90GKPJ4SNUY7W
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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