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  • Short Summary

    Battle scenes - US bombers in air and British soldiers on ground.

  • Description

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

    Location could be Italy?

    Aerial shot of "Lady Luck" bomber (Liberator?). Various shots bombed damaged city. Night shots explosions (very unclear). Aerial shots explosions. Aerial shots mountains with explosions, some shots have "Lady Luck" in. Aerial shot of fleet of bombers.

    Various shots USAF (United States Air Force) airmen receiving drinks and food from Red Cross nurses.

    More shots fleet of bombers. Various shots bombed out town. More shots explosions on hillside and in mountains. Various shots badly bombed town - most building are reduced to rubble. More shots explosions - battle scenes. Back view of soldier firing gun from building or cave. Various shots medic attending to wounded British soldier, he winks at camera. More shots rubble.

    Note: paperwork refers to this item as "general assault shots - US rocket launchers firing from jeeps". This is misleading - this item has no rocket launchers in.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1979.03
    Media URN:
    61964
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:03:00 / 01:11:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 893 C

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