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  • Short Summary

    Aircraft carrier H.M.S. 'Formidable' prepares for attack on Japan.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Location of events unclear / unknown.

    M/S wings unfolding on Grumman Avenger torpedo-bomber on aircraft carrier H.M.S. 'Formidable'. Various shots of planes taxiing and taking off. L/S planes on deck. L/S looking back to other ships in fleet. Various shots mechanics working on planes. L/S fleet. Various shots of planes on deck. M/S officer pointing out route on map. Various shots of crew taking notes. M/S Grumman Avenger in flight. C/U's 'Formidable' crest. M/S plane with wings folded up. Various shots of the other planes. Various shots of planes taking off and escorting the ships.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2040.16
    Media URN:
    62576
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:54:00 / 01:57:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 1251 A

Comments (1)

  1. B.Moogk says

    This video is missing several minutes. The data says 6:10 minutes but the video is only 24 seconds long.

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