• Short Summary

    RAF experts inspect crashed flying bomb, RAF fighter bombers destroy V.1 launch site.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Robot Raiders" .

    Location of events unknown.

    Ground to air shot of V.1. flying bomb. Ground to air night shots of V.1. being caught in searchlight ray. Various night shots of antiaircraft guns in action. L/S of bomb exploding in mid-air. Narrator explains a Spitfire destroyed the bomb before impact. Various C/Us of expert RAF pilot and Intelligence Officer examine crashed flying bomb.

    Point of view shot from fighter bombers making low runs over V.1. launching sites in Pas de Calais area of Northern France. In freeze frame, markings are superimposed over shots indicating different bits of site. The site is concealed in rural landscape. We see the fighter bomber attack and destroy the site.

    Note: old records cross references this item with UN 1004.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1360.11
    Media URN:
    44716
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:15:00 / 01:54:22:00
    Canister:
    44/51

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