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    American pilot standing in front of plane, smoking. He talks into camera, obviously being interviewed. Unfortunately, sound for this item is missing. Close up shot of a pilot as he talks. Close up shot of his hands showing a small (probably porcelain) skunk. Several shots of the pilot entering plane, mechanic helps him. Propellor starts, plane is seen taking off. Several shots of plane in flight. Plane lands on unknown airfield.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:06:39:00
    UN 720 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 0720 C
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. Palasco says

    From 4.02 - 5.40 a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt with fuselage unit markings “UN-C”.
    “UN” was the squadron code of the 63rd Fighter Squadron of the 56th Fighter Group based in England.

    From 5.40 - 6.35 a Lockheed P-38 Lightning with number 17592 on tail but no unit marking.

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