• Short Summary

    Allied planes bomb the Tirpitz battleship in the Alten fjord. Norway.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Tirpitz bombed.

    Norway.

    Various shots of the aeroplanes of the Fleet Air Arm including Barracuda bombers, Hellcats, Wildcats and Corsairs taking off from deck of carrier for the attack. Air to air shots formation of Barracuda bombers low over sea. Various shots of the bombers now over the Norwegian Alten fjord. Poor quality film shows the Tirpitz battleship receiving hammering from the air. Various shots of an aircraft returning to the carrier. M/S's Fleet Air Arm pilots on the deck posing for camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1356.04
    Media URN:
    44618
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:34:00 / 01:08:53:00
    Canister:
    44/31

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