• Short Summary

    King George VI visits British and American Bomber Command stations in the Home Counties.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE KING AND THE BOMBERS".

    Somewhere in the Home Counties.

    Various shots of King George VI in RAF uniform inspecting men at a Bomber Command depot. He poses for a group shot with Wing Commander Slee and his crew who led the daylight raid by 94 Lancasters on Le Creusot works.

    Ground to air formation of Flying Fortresses fly past. The King then visits air crew and mechanics of an American Squadron who stand by their Fortresses at another Bomber Command station.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1344.08
    Media URN:
    44338
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:21:00 / 01:10:33:00
    Canister:
    42/93

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