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  • Short Summary

    Bombing of Ploesti oil fields in Rumania.

  • Description

    Ploesti, Rumania & Unknown air base - Northern Africa.

    Various shots of an officer briefing air crews before the bombing of Ploesti oil fields in Rumania. Close up shot of a map showing the oil fields and the route. A long line comes across the Mediterranean, over Greece and Bulgaria to its goal in Rumania.

    Several shots of the men bombing up Liberator planes.

    Various shots of the Liberators in flight. Various shots of Liberators in action. Several shots of the planes during return flight and as they land in the base after the operation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1840.17
    Media URN:
    71193
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:23:00 / 01:47:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 745 N

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