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  • Short Summary

    Shots of Thunderbolts dropping bombs, and one crashing on snowy runway. France.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.


    L/S propellor of plane whirring in snow covered surroundings. Various shots as men of the 9th U.S.A.A.F. clear snow from Thunderbolts and scrape ice off the wings. Various shots as they are filled with fuel. M/S pilot emerging with skis. M/S others in back of lorry. C/U man skiing along to his aeroplane. M/S as jeep pulls up.

    Various shots as pilots enter cockpits. M/S as snow is dug from under wheels and planes take off from snow covered aerodromes. Air to air shots of planes flying over snow covered landscapes. Various gun camera shots as they drop bombs on ground below. Various shots as plane comes in to land, slides along in snow and crashes head on into parked Thunderbolt. M/S as people run up. Various shots as the pilot gets out and people crowd round.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:21:00 / 01:50:52:00
    UN 1250 D

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