• Short Summary

    RAF men return to base after daylight assault on Berlin.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BERLIN BOMBED IN DAYLIGHT".

    Location unknown, England?

    Various shots of R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) Mosquito aircraft crews gathered around table with officers after the daylight raid on Berlin. Several shots of the First officer as he addresses the men (natural sound), he congratulates them. Squadron Leader Reynolds, who led the raid gives an account of the raid. After him, Sergeant Fletcher, who was in another raid, tells his story.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1075.11
    Media URN:
    37905
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:16:00 / 01:21:28:00
    Canister:
    43/10

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Squadron Leader Reggie Reynolds DFC and Sgt R C Fletcher have already been partially identified in this clip. The other men appearing are;

    F/O R G Hayes.
    F/O R C Morris.
    Flt Sgt F J D McGeehan.
    Sgt J Massey.
    F/O J T Wickham.
    Flt Lt J Gordon.
    P/O Ted Sismore. (later Air Commodore Ted Sismore).
    P/O W E D Makin.

  2. jamied says

    Improving, (and in two cases correcting) my earlier identifications, the men's full names are;

    Richard Fletcher, Ralph Hayes, Reginald Morris, Peter McGeehan, Joseph Massey, Antony Wickham, John Gordon, William Makin.

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