• Short Summary

    Giant US bombers set out from South China and raid Japanese HQ in Hong Kong.

  • Description

    CHINA:
    EXT
    US bomber plane, B-24, taxiing on runway at US air base PAN to other planes parked
    SV General Chennault on the left with two, officers.
    Bomber taking off towards, protected by fighters.
    GROUND TO AIR shot six fighters flying overhead.
    AIR TO AIR shot bomber and fighter escort of four.
    AIR VIEW / AERIAL over mountains.
    Bomber in flight (seen through window of plane beside)

    HONG KONG:
    INT PLANE
    POV shot of five bombs dropping from plane and bursting on target
    Top Shot bombs bursting on target and bomb doors begin to close.


    Airforce - Active; World War II in the Far East / Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault (September 6, 1893 ???????? July 27, 1958)
    Background: Giant US bombers set out from South China and raid Japanese HQ in Hong Kong.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8IP9CAFNY4HTF8FY6CRI7EL6F
    Media URN:
    VLVA8IP9CAFNY4HTF8FY6CRI7EL6F
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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