Front line Air Force

Accession Number F01553
Collection type Film
Measurement 8 min 30 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker RAF Film Production Unit
Place made United Kingdom
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright unknown


Depicting activities of RAF. RAF trucks back into landing craft; Beaufort aircraft in flight; Boston in flight; American Mitchell in flight; general activities of British, American, Australian and New Zealand personnel during voyage on landing craft; aerial shots bombs falling on target and shots inside aircraft as bombs are released; vehicles and equipment disembark on beach; army, Navy and Airforce officers seated at table in open; construction of airstrip; Kittyhawk comes in to land on new strip; fighter aircraft are serviced by American and British ground crew; American pilot climbs into cockpit; Air Vice Marshal Tedder and RAF officers on tarmac.

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