• Short Summary

    American bomber pilots practice their skills - they blow up an observation balloon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "War days recalled - as picked Air Squadron bomb observation balloon and 'poor old major sandbag'. "

    Langley, Virginia, United States of America (USA).

    Pilots are told about their mission by an officer. They are to bomb an old observation balloon. The airmen walk to their planes.

    The small American biplane bombers take off in formation.

    Various shots of aeroplanes making bombing runs on observation balloon. After several attempts the balloon explodes and falls to the ground.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    655.22
    Media URN:
    26400
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:28:00 / 01:34:44:00
    Canister:
    31/104

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