• Short Summary

    Hamilcar gliders transport tanks, and Rocket Typhoons drop their bombs.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Flying tanks and tiffies.

    Location of events unknown.

    A wooden Hamilcar glider full of tanks is towed by a four engined bomber, it comes in to land and the front opens. An American Locust tank drives out and rolls away. Rocket Typhoons fly in formation. Various good aerial shots as they drop bombs on their targets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1139.20
    Media URN:
    39627
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:34:00 / 01:32:18:00
    Canister:
    45/1

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The Hawker Typhoon aircraft seen in this clip were attached to No. 174 Squadron, and bear the fuselage codes XP-M, XP-C and XP-J.

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