• Short Summary

    Royal Air Force pilots prepare for a night time mission.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Night fighters go into action.

    Somewhere in Britain.

    M/S of the pilots laying in their billets after their daytime sleep before the night's work begins. Various shots as engineers check their aeroplanes and arm them. The pilots are woken up and go to see their briefing officer. C/U's as the pilots and crew put on dark goggles before the flight to get accustomed to lack of light. Very dark shots at night of the planes taking off and roaring off to their destination. Some air to air shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1119.07
    Media URN:
    38978
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:58:00 / 01:09:40:00
    Canister:
    41/52

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