• Short Summary

    USAF 8th Air Force Liberator bombers out on a mission.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Flixton

    Aerial views of coastline and inland areas. Good shots of bombs dropping from high level. Flak can be seen below. Bomb blasts visible way below.

    Interior shots of gunner in bomber sorting out his ammunition. Air crew seem to be ditching ammo and parts of guns.

    USAF (United States Air Force) 8th Air Force Liberator bombers come in to land at airfield.

    Ground crews look over damage - including damaged tyre and bullet holes. CU painted emblem on side of plane 'Slightly Dangerous'. Various shots of bullet holes in fuselage.

    Print version of UN 912 G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1891.09
    Media URN:
    61132
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:07:00 / 01:39:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 917 D

Comments (2)

  1. Lester446 says

    This clip is of B24J Liberator, ser no.42-50681, from the 446 Bombardment Group, 704 Squadron based at Flixton (Bungay). this aircraft was later lost over Seitsenbach, Germany 19.10.44.
    The other 24's in this clip are from 707 Sqd. landing at Flixton, the home of the 446bg from 1943 - 45

  2. British Pathé says

    That's very useful information Lester446. Thanks for identifying Flixton.

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