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  • Description

    Titles read: "WINGS OVER EGYPT".

    Middle East.

    Various shots of American B25 (or Mitchell) bombers taking off from a desert airport. They have American crews but work in close co-operation with the RAF.

    Air to air shots of the formation of aircraft, joining up with South African piloted Bostons on a combined raid. Several shots of bombs falling and explosions in the sand below.

    At an aerodrome we see men shaving and washing with water contained in their tin hats while two others unload small goods from a truck.

    Aerial shots of Bostons, Baltimores and fighter escorts take off with long plumes of sand behind them and fly in formation over the desert towards Cairo. Aircraft formations flying over Cairo, Nile Delta and Alexandria.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44305
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1342.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:03:00 / 01:23:06:00
    Canister:
    42/89
    Sort Number:
    42/089
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Boston Bombers Groppi Groppi Patch 1 Bombs Falling Egypt Archive
  • Stills

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

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