• Short Summary

    RAF bombers and fighter planes attack enemy installations and shipping.

  • Description

    Title reads: "RAF Operations by Bomber and Coastal Command".

    Over France and at RAF air base (location unknown).

    Aerial shots of RAF (Royal Air Force) Lancaster bombers flying through flak. We see the planes dropping bombs on Luftwaffe Equipment Depot near Paris. Aerial shots of bombs landing. Aerial shots of Beaufighters of Coastal Command and Torpedo planes making low level attack on German shipping. Lines appear on the film - according to narrator this is "caused by an electrical discharge produced by prevailing weather conditions". L/S Beaufighters making low run over their home airport, a ground crew mechanic watches from airfield.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1364.12
    Media URN:
    44748
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:35:00 / 01:24:41:00
    Canister:
    44/62

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