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  • Short Summary

    An American airman shows of the flak jacket that saved his life.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location unclear or unknown.

    Two American airmen stand by the tail gun of a B17 Bomber. Closer shots show the officer removing pieces of metal from the flak jacket on the other man's chest. It looks like the flyer was hit by a 20 mm cannon round and was saved by his protective equipment. CU of man whose life was saved holding up bullet that hit him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1937.02
    Media URN:
    73829
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:26:00 / 01:06:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 766 C

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