• Short Summary

    The RAF take on German bombers and fighters during an air raid in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "RAF On The Western Front".

    The Western Front, France.

    GV. Across French town.

    MS. Pan with French ARP (Air Raid Precautions) man cycling through street giving air raid warning.

    VS taken during an actual air raid showing German bomber planes over the town, with Royal Air Force Spitfires and Hurricanes visible, and smoke rising from bombed buildings.

    LS & MS of still burning Messerschmitt fighter shot down in a field during the raid.

    VS of the ruined and burned buildings in the French town destroyed during the raid.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1045.17
    Media URN:
    20807
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:35:00 / 01:23:52:00
    Canister:
    40/42

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