Gliders and their tug destroyed

Accession Number F01446
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 36 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Cleveland, H
Place made France
Date made 26 February 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


Combat Film No 4552, Flight Lieutenant Cleveland No 418 Squadron 26 Feb 1944 1700 hrs. Mosquito attacking enemy aircraft. Gun camera footage of an attack on a five engine Heinkel He-111Z-1 towing Gotha Gilders. Interview with Flight Lieutenant Holly Cleveland RCAF of Vancouver and 413671 Squadron Leader Charlie Scherf DFC and bar, DSO of Glen Innes NSW serving with No 418 Night Intruder Squadron RCAF about the downing of the gliders and their tug.

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