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  • Short Summary

    Point of view shots from USAF fighters shooting at enemy trains, trucks and planes.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Allied forces invasion of occupied Europe - exact location unknown.

    Title reads: "... in Europe Public Relations Office presents 8th AAF fighter operations production F-138".

    Intertitle reads: "Eighth Air Force Combat Film no. 656. Lt A. B. McCormick, 385 Sqd, 19 February 1945 364 F.G." *

    Various aerial shots taken from United States Air Force (USAF /AAF) fighter planes. We see from point of view of pilot plane shooting at trains, army vehicles, airfields, lookout points and pine forests. One of the planes shoots down enemy fighter which crashes in flames.

    * this is one of several intertitles giving names and details of pilots.

    NB: some information on title cards is illegible.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2129.03
    Media URN:
    63434
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:25:00 / 01:21:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 1088 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Before the words "....in Europe Public", insert the words "United States Strategic Air Forces".

    "A B Mccormick" mentioned on the tile card is Arthur B. McCormick Jr.

    Sadly this clip cuts out after just 10 seconds, so the shots list from "Various aerial shots" onwards is redundant.

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