Paramount War Correspondent James Wright films American Airforce raid of Marauders on key German targets.?
GAV Marauders on aerodrome. LV bombs being pulled up in front of Marauder. CU U.S. airmen unloading bombs from truck. CU airman putting on tail fin and screwing in to bomb. SV men with bomb under racks about to be loaded. CU bomb being hauled up into bomb racks by airmen. SV bomb being hauled up into bomb racks by airmen. CU bomb being hauled up into bomb racks by airmen. SCU bomb rack doors closing. GV mass bikes outside briefing huts. SV pan airmen walking from huts to Jeeps. SV pan airmen type by side of Jeep. LV many airmen walking to Jeeps. SV airmen putting flying gear on Jeep. LV pan Jeep driving away with airmen. CU another Jeep driving away with airmen. SV pan Jeep arriving getting out and walking to Marauder.
CU member of crew in nose of Marauder. SV Wright being helped into Marauder with camera. SV Marauder starting up right engine. CU starting up left engine. LV Marauders in line with engines ticking over. GV Marauder taxi-ing along tarmac. LTV officers watching from observation tower. LV pan Marauder taking off. LV pan another Marauder taking off. LV pan another Marauder taking off. GBV 12 Marauders in formation flying away from drome. GV 18 Marauders in formation. GV U.S. girls at plotting table in control room. SV U.S. girls at plotting table in control room moving numbers, on map. CU moving numbers on map. LV officers etc. seated on raised bench and nat.sd. of orders. LV mission board man walks in with more reports and nat.sd. of orders. CU man writing up details on mission board and nat.sd. of orders. GAV mass Marauders in formation. SAV Marauder in air, engine in foreground of another. GAV English coast pan up to Marauders in formation flying over Channel. CU pilot in Marauder. GAV 12 Marauders in formation flying over Channel. LAV 14 Marauders in formation flying over Channel.
Background: Paramount War Correspondent James Wright films American Airforce raid of Marauders on key German targets. Secret installations connected with German Fighter Command bombed. Wright's pictures of bombs bursting on Boulogne and coastal Batteries open fire Marauders which return With machinegun fire.
Good shots of planning operations office and of planes on active service. Good shots of camera man filming war action from bomber.
MISSING SLATE INFORMATION: INVASION REHEARSAL Accent on air power was put by recent big-scale amphibious exercise. Paramount War Correspondent James Wright, flying with US Marauders, secures finest bombing pictures of present war. Americans make spectacular raids on Nazi fighter