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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of Mosquito planes taking off and in flight.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - date and locations unclear or unknown.

    RAF flags flying from flagpole. Several shots of British fighters and bombers taking off from airfield.

    Airmen talk and discuss operations beside a plane. M/S and C/U of insignia on side of plane relating to targets hit.

    Mosquito with invasion markings is prepared and takes off.

    Air to air shots of fighter escort flying over coastline. Ships below are seen heading towards invasion beach (?).

    Shaky views of the ground as we fly over (France?). Ground to air shots of the planes coming in to land in fields.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1953.01
    Media URN:
    61597
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:06:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 837 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Much of this footage is repeated in clip 1959.02.

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