• Short Summary

    Bombers of Anglo-American 2nd Tactical Air Force start pre-invasion bombing of Europe.

  • Description

    Title reads: "It's in the air".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots at airfield of Anglo-American 2nd Tactical Air Force, Mitchells and Stirling bombers, warming up and taking off. WAAFs and ground crew wave them off.

    C/U map of France showing the strategic targets to be bombed, part of pre-invasion bombing of Europe. Aerial shots of Mitchell bombers in action over France. Aerial bombing shots, show coastal installations being hit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1358.26
    Media URN:
    44700
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:47:00 / 01:51:23:00
    Canister:
    44/44

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