[Typhoons and Mitchells] (2401/CBS 49) Wurzburg (Ops 270)

Accession Number F02603
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker RAF Film Production Unit
RAF Bomber Command
RAF Bomber Command
Place made Germany
Date made 16 March 1945-17 March 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

This film comprises three distinct items. The first features Hawker Typhoon fighters of an unidentified RAF Squadron in attacks on German positions with rocket projectiles and 20mm cannon fire. The second is of B-25 Mitchell bombers of Nos 98, 180 and 320 (Dutch) Squadrons of the 2nd Tactical Airforce RAF bombing railway lines and marshalling yards. The third is Bomber Command Operational film No 270 of the attack on Wurzburg, Germany on the night of the 16-17 March 1945. Bomb explosions, incendaries and anti-aircraft flak can be seen.

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