• Short Summary

    Bomb aimers and plane gunners get training in the use of their equipment.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bombers And Gunners In The Making".

    VS of gunners and bomb aimers under instruction in classroom and on an indoor mock-up of the bomb aimers compartment of a bomber at an RAF training school.

    Ground to air LS of fighter bomber training planes flying over sea dropping smoke bombs as part of aircrew training.

    VS of Royal Air Force gunners under instruction in classroom and learning to fire an aircraft machine gun at moving models of enemy aircraft.

    MS & CUs. of RAF men firing machine gun and firing guns and turning a bomber gun turret on a firing range at the training camp.

    Amendment December 2016: A visitor to the site has written to say this was filmed at RAF Stormy Down in Wales.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1059.34
    Media URN:
    21212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1940
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:59:00 / 01:38:29:00
    Canister:
    40/88

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