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Reel Number: 250217-04
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1940s,1943
Country: Burma,China,England,Italy,Myanmar (Burma),Sweden,United Kingdom,USA
TC Begins: 06:29:11
TC Ends: 06:39:23
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1943, Newsreel, USA Military: Pantelleria Bombing; Memphis Belle; Gunther Hagg; DUKWs; US Army Medical Train; Destroying Burma Road; P-47 Rollout 06:29:39 Intertitle: The Fall Of Pantelleria. Illustrated map of Sicily, Malta Pantelleria, Lampedusa. CU Pantelleria, dissolve to aerial of island. Cu two B-17 Flying Fortress bombers, bombs dropping, explosions. 06:30:13 View from ship of naval landing craft & ships; bombing of island w/ fires. British soldiers run off LCI on shore GOOD w/ island fires in background. Pan destruction; soldiers marching; damaged stone buildings around harbor. LS Italian prisoners of war surrendering, CUs smiling w/ hands in V for Victory. 06:31:30 Intertitle: Heroes of 25 Raids Bring Bomber To U.S. Memphis Belle & crew in ceremony in England; CU nose art. Battle decals & German kills. CU General Doolittle saluting; pilots & aircrew to plane & boarding w/ Scotty, Stuka, mascot, CUs pilot & crew waving from plane. Low fly-over & aerials of plane. Landing in Washington, DC posing. 06:33:00 Intertitle: Swedish Champion Tops U.S. Stars In Athletic Meet. Track meet runners begin 5000 m.w/ Gunther Hagg leading Greg Rice, slow motion. Gen. Hap Arnold congratulates Haag. 06:34:03 Intertitle: Army’s Newest Weapons Travels On Land Or Sea. Line of Army amphibious DUKWs into water; POV thru waves, onto beach w/ troops; offloading from ship & loaded w/ crates. LS supply dump. 06:35:22 Intertitle: More Nurses Answer Call To Colors! LS & MS nurses during graduation ceremony; amublances to US Army medical train & wounded on stretchers loaded & bunks inside w/ nurses treating. 06:36:11 Intertitle: War On the Chinese Front. Deep canyon of Salween River w/ Chinese troops, pan river to winding Burma road. MCU Chinese soldiers digging up & dynamiting road to block Japanese advance, dynamite placed & exploded. Many men digging by hand; carry wounded on litters, treated. 06:37:47 Intertitle: New U.S. Fighter Plane Passes Thrilling Test. LS on aircraft factory floor w/ P-47 Thunderbolts; engineers at drawing board; men assembling propellors & motors, guns into wings, rolling out & loading ammunition for test firing. Test pilot climbs aboard & takes off, wheels up. Aerials in flight CUs in formation, diving. GOOD. 06:39:16 The End w/ logo. WW2 Allies; Military Propaganda; Defense Industry; 1940s; Landings; Battles; Military Aircraft; Aviation NOTE: Sell at per reel rate. FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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