• Short Summary

    RAF bomber command prepare for a raid on the German-controlled Renault works in Paris.

  • Description

    Titles read: "RAF BOMB PARIS WORKS".

    Somewhere in Britain.

    Various shots at a British airfield as we see men loading bombs into aeroplanes. Royal Air Force airmen are briefed on the field. Nice shots of them getting into their planes and setting off on a mission to bomb the German-controlled Renault works at Billancourt near Paris in France. Good shots of Stirlings taking off. Aerial photographs taken by a reconnaissance plane the day after the raid show the factory buildings in ruins. Story ends with M/S of RAF men listening to a briefing on the airfield.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1320.04
    Media URN:
    43701
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:49:00 / 01:08:32:00
    Canister:
    42/20

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