• Short Summary

    Good story about men of Fighter Command setting off to attack German bombers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hot Moments At A Fighter Station".

    Ground to air LS of German bombers flying over in formation with some flak visible amongst them.

    Good shots of RAF (Royal Air Force) fighter pilots running to their aircraft.

    Anti-aircraft guns are made ready.

    VS of pilots climbing into and taking off in their Hurricanes and Spitfires.

    GV of the wreckage of a Messerchmitt 109 lying in a field.

    Good shots of RAF fighters coming in to land and of the pilots jumping from their machines.

    VS of ground crews refuelling and reloading ammunition into the fighters ready for the next scramble.

    N.B. Some shots show signs of damage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1057.49
    Media URN:
    21173
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:56:00 / 01:56:06:00
    Canister:
    40/84

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