• Short Summary

    Air battle over Western Europe - American Thunderbolts shoot down German planes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BATTLE OF THE SKIES".

    Britain, unknown.

    Various shots of the American Thunderbolt pilots receiving briefing from officer. Questions about weather conditions are asked (natural sound).

    Various shots of the Thunderbolts taking off from their British base.

    Various shots of aerial combat - shooting down a ME. 110 and FW. 190 (fairly good shots).

    Man in control tower giving landing instruction to pilot. Thunderbolt landing.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1087.27
    Media URN:
    38040
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:45:00 / 01:56:17:00
    Canister:
    43/77

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