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WWII - 1943, Memphis Belle To USA; P-47 Unveiled & Flying

Reel Number: 250003-11

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1943

Country: England,United Kingdom,USA


TC Begins: 05:57:25

TC Ends: 06:00:41

Duration: 00:03:16

Title: Heroes of 25 Raids Bring Bomber To U.S. 05:57:32 Crew at attention in front of Memphis Belle, B-17 Flying Fortress. Nose art. Air crew racing to jeep, then to plane. Crew in plane; take off over camera 05:58:38 Landing in Washington, DC. Crew greeted & posing w/ AAF officers. 05:58:59 Black 05:59:01 Title: New U.S. Fighter Plane Passes Thrilling Test 05:59:06 Aircraft industry factory floor w/ P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes under construction; drafting room. 05:59:15 Propellor mounted; machine gun barrels fitted into wings. Plane rolled out, machine gun ammunition loaded & test fired on ground. 05:59:43 Test pilot into plane, fits oxygen mask, waves & taxiis out & takes off w/ wheels folding; three across sky. Half-dozen air to air in flight; peeling off. 06:00:34 The End. WWII; 1943; Heroes; Celebrities; Fund Raising; WW2 Army Air Force Aviation Developments; NOTE: Probably have better quality pix & track on H425.

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