• Short Summary

    American Flying Fortresses bomb Tokyo.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SUPERFORTS BOMB TOKYO".

    Tokyo, Japan.

    Long shot of U.S. landing strip at Saipan. B.29 aircraft taking off, some U.S. troops watching. Panning shots of B. 29's taking off and flying. Aerial shot of B. 29's. Aerial view of Tokyo. Flak bursting below planes. Aerial view of Flying Fortresses in formation. Bombs falling from planes through heavy clouds on Tokyo. Various shots of the bombs bursting 20,000 feet below. Plane burning on U.S. airstrip. Plane crashing. Long shot of column of smoke. Dakota plane in front with burning planes in background. Burning buildings, etc. Bulldozer clearing wreckage beside fire.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1145.03
    Media URN:
    39751
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:34:00 / 01:05:11:00
    Canister:
    45/4

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