Attack on Calais (Ops 232)

Accession Number F02586
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker RAF Bomber Command
Place made France: Nord Pas de Calais, Pas de Calais, Calais
Date made 20 September 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

Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

RAF Bomber Command operational film No. 232. Time 15.59 - 16.20. Height: 4,300ft. Heavy attack by 646 (27 of 460 Sqn RAAF) Lancasters of Bomber Command on Calais. Markers can be seen going down and bombing is "dead on". There is also a shot of Lancaster going down into the sea after being shot up over the target area. Film unit aircraft was piloted by Flight Lieutenant Buckham.

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