Aerial scenes of planes causing destruction. Material showing Eisenhower and Montgomery.
Unissued / Unused material.
Location of events unclear / unknown.
Card reads: 'Fighter Command combat film. 352 squadron. 24 July 1944.' Aerial L/S as camera plane blows up truck on road below. Card reads: '375 sqdn. 20 July 1944.' L/S plane firing at one in front, it hits wing which catches fire, plane begins to fall. Aerial view of countryside below. Card: '375 sqdn. 20 July 1944.' L/S bombs (?) dropping to earth. Aerial L/S plane crashing into field. Various shots of plane flying over. Card: '360 sqdn. 28 July 1944.' Various shots as camera plane fires on train below, it hits and train catches fire, the plane comes back several times and continues firing on train. Various shots as camera plane blows up trucks and jeeps on road below. Card: '339 sqdn. July 1944'. Plane fires at another in front, hits the wing and fire bursts out. L/S smoke rising from field where it has crashed. Card: '352 sqdn. 29 July 1944.' Various shots of trucks etc. being fired at and blown up. Various shots of an airfield. L/S as planes take off and land. Good M/S as Mustang P51 taxis to a halt. C/U pilot of plane, he holds up 6 fingers to show how many he has shot down today, the crew shake his hand. M/S as engineer paints more crosses on the side of his plane to show the new hits. Various upside down shots of planes flying and buildings smoking.
Various shots of soldiers looking at material and straps on wooden posts in underground room. Various shots of French people queuing outside a Patisserie. Various shots of soldiers looking at wall which is full of people's hand prints. M/S men in underground cavern next to wooden posts. M/S wooden coffins (?). Various shots of a trench. People stand and watch from the wall as the soldiers walk out. M/S General Dwight Eisenhower with General Bernard Montgomery. C/U Eisenhower, camera pans up and down him to show his boots which have 'Ike' written on the side. M/S officers smoking and drinking tea. C/U Montgomery and Eisenhower.