• Short Summary

    The RAF completes a week of record bombing attacks over occupied Europe. Air Marshal Leigh?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Allies step up air offensive

    FRANCE:
    GAV coast of Pas de Calais area. SAV Boston flying over coastline. CUAV flying over coastline. GAV Boston flying in low over coast and land. SCU Overhead shot Boston flying in low over coast and land. GAV shot from tail of Boston showing other planes in air. AV bombs bursting on target. CUAV 2 spitfires in air. GAV bombs bursting on target. GAV bombs bursting on target.

    ENGLAND: London:
    R.A.F. and Their U.S. Colleagues Attend Conference. London LV Air Chiefs seated round table and Air Chief Marshal Leigh Mallory pointing to map. SV Air Chief Marshal Leigh Mallory pointing to map. LV Major General Butler walks and points to map. CU Air Marshal Sir Arthur Cunningham in middle screen. CU Air Vice Marshall H. Wigglesworth sitting next to Brig. Gen. A.B. Strickland. LV leaders round table and map

    GERMANY: Schweinfurt:
    4 GAV's pan night scenes Bombing of Schweinfurt - flashes from bomb bursts on targets.

    Airforce - Active; Air Raids and War Damage; Germany; Personalities - Armed Forces; Air Marshal Sir Trafford L Leigh-Mallory (1893-1944), Great Britain; World War II; Second World War
    Background: The RAF completes a week of record bombing attacks over occupied Europe. Air Marshal Leigh Mallory holds conference with Britain and US colleagues. RAF make saturation raid on Schweinfurt, centre of ball-bearing industry.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABCSFCJMNAME1T9MGJ37J2RKHH
    Media URN:
    VLVABCSFCJMNAME1T9MGJ37J2RKHH
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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