• Short Summary

    Mobile repair units tend damaged bombers not able to make it back to base. England.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Keep 'em flying! ... General Arnold.

    Location of events unknown, somewhere in England.

    Various shots as damaged bombers fly overhead, one comes in to land in a field. Various shots of the extensive bomb damage to the planes. A mobile repair unit drives up and uses a balloon bag to jack up the planes. Various shots as repairs take place. Another plane comes in to crash land. Various shots of the damage, the crew get out. The plane is jacked up using tractor trolleys which tow it away for repair.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1350.14
    Media URN:
    44503
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:11:00 / 01:27:27:00
    Canister:
    44/9

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Seen at 00:34 is a crash-landed B17 bomber.

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