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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of British air attack of German aircraft on ground and in the air.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Several shots of a biplane in flight.

    Intertitle reads 'VIII Fighter Command - Combat Film No. 2115 - Maj. Kinnard 354 Sqdn. 5 April 1944 355 F. G. attacking Ground Targets'. Various air shots of the plane in low flight shooting ground targets.

    Intertitle reads 'VIII Fighter Command - Combat Film No. 2055 - T. B. M. Watkins 82 Sqdn. 1 April 1944 78 F. G. attacking U/ I Aircraft'. Various air to air shots of the plane in flight attacking another aircraft in flight.

    Intertitle reads 'VIII Fighter Command - Combat Film No. 2088 - AJ. J. A. Goodson 336 Sqdn. 5 April 1944 4 F. G. attacking Ground Targets'. Various air shot, from a plane in low flight, as it attacks ground targets - night shots, streams of light seen.

    Intertitle reads 'VIII Fighter Command - Combat Film No. 2091 - R.F. Nelson 336 Sqdn. 5 April 1944 4 F. G. attacking JU. 188 HE. 177 JU. 52'. Various shots, from a plane in low flight, as it attacks German aircraft on airfield.

    More intertitles explaining who is attacking what targets with shots of the aircraft attacking various ground and air targets. Most of the shots are the night shots, poor visibility. Various shots of burning planes on the airfields after being shot.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1975.11
    Media URN:
    61905
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:52:00 / 01:48:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 889 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Most of the footage described in the shots list is missing, with the clip ending at just 33 seconds.

    All that remains identifiable is the footage shot from the aircraft of Claiborne "Clay" Kinnard, of the 354th Fighter Squadron.

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