• Short Summary

    A fly past of air force planes above London is an act of remembrance for Battle of Britain.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Britain Remembers The Few".

    Horse Guard's Parade and Air Ministry Roof, London.

    GV People looking at planes on Horseguard's Parade.

    SV Messerschmitt Me 109 on view.

    MV Crowd. CU Father and child.

    SV Air crew man showing boy Meteor cockpit.

    SV Over Lancaster's tail, take off. SV Co-Pilot looking out of window. SV Two Lincoln's in flight. CU Pilot looking out of window. SV Two Lincoln's in opposite side of flight.

    GV elevated VIPs on Air Ministry roof. SV Lord Trenchard talking to Major General Johnson of the US Air Force. CU Lord Henderson talking to Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding. CU Lord Tedder.

    MV Lincoln bomber formation passing overhead. LV Lincoln formation.

    SV RAF (Royal Air Force) Officer and woman looking on.

    LV Pan American B-50s flying over. SV Tedder and others looking up.

    LV Meteors flying over.

    CU Lord Trenchard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1423.20
    Media URN:
    46390
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:22:00 / 01:33:28:00
    Canister:
    49/75

Comments (1)

  1. NormanF says

    0.48 in: "SV RAF (Royal Air Force) Officer and woman looking on."

    The woman in uniform on the right is Joan Mortimer.

    On her right is Elspeth Henderson. Both were WAAFs who were awarded the Military Medal for their actions at Biggin Hill during the battle.

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