[Lancasters attack Walcheren] (Ops ? C/B 462)

Accession Number F02584
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 54 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker RAF Film Production Unit
RAF Bomber Command
Place made Netherlands
Date made October 1944-November 1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


RAF Bomber Command Operational Film of daylight raid by Lancaster aircraft on the German held island of Walcheren, Netherlands. One of seventeen raids on Walcheren carried out by Bomber Command in support of the 21st Army Group. Shows Lancasters in formation and flak bursts around the aircraft. Bombs exploding on the target. Long shot of a Lancaster with port wing on fire going down. Scene of the intensive bombardment of the target area.

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