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Conquest By Air R3 of 3

Reel Number: 250067-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1944,1945

Country: Germany

Location: Berlin,Bremen,Los Alamos,New Mexico

TC Begins: 12:00:00

TC Ends: 12:05:27

Duration: 00:05:27

Montage film re US Army Air Force activity in WWII - mostly brief shots. US & British Chiefs of Staff confer. RAF B-24 bombers over Germany; Berlin night bombing. 12:00:30 US bombers overhead in daylight raid. Pan ruins of destroyed industrial area, railway station & city center (Berlin?) - civilians among ruins. 12:01:19 Animated animation & diagrams of German transportation links, their dispersal due to bombing raids & Mar-May44 strikes on French marshaling yards. 12:01:42 Officers in front of large wall map. Officer pointing w/ long pointer. 12:01:51 Bomber formation, 22-23Feb45, Operation Clarion - Allied bombing of small to medium rail points in Germany. Aerials of bombs falling, explosions. VERY GOOD. 12:02:33 War production factories in ruins, actual & pan of still photographs. 12:03;04 Gun camera footage Allied aircraft strafing German roads, canals, railroads etc. (GOOD). VO actors reading supposed words of Dr Saer ?, Field Marshal von Runstedt & Goering re devastating effect of Allied raids. Narration points out that US spent $27 billion on European strategic bombing campaign - 11% of its overall war expense up to 31Dec44. 12:04:48 Los Alamos atomic bomb test blast - may be best shots - good mushroom clouds LS & CU. The End. WWII; WW2; Military Aviation; USAAF; Nuclear War; 1944; 1945; NOTE: Very good quality & photography of explosions, devastation, destruction, etc.

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