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Reel Number: 220411-02
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1940s
TC Begins: 01:50:27
TC Ends: 02:00:44
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk For Distinguished Service Title: This film is restricted to the workers of America who are responsible for the production of aviation gasoline so vital to victory. Large explosion. Montage: Pinning medals on men, reading out names over pictures superimposed on sailors in ranks. FDR giving medal. CU various medals 01:52:01 Workers going into plant, time cards, constructing gasoline refinery. CU of workers working, climbing around towers of cracking plant. 01:53:00 PBY flying over smooth ocean seen air to air. Patrol of single engine planes. Bomber taking off to bomb from aircraft carrier seen from various angles & distances. CU of switches on bomb selector panel to drop bombs. Flares over city lighting for bomb drop. Germany. Explosions. 01:54:21 PBY over large convoy. PBY picking up men from life raft. C-47 over Atlantic in formation. Planes dropping depth charges. CU pilot & navigator. Machine gunner firing, CU. View of strafing submarine. 01:56:07 Captured German film of dogfight. Hitting American planes. Stuka taking off. German gun camera of strafing airfield. Stukas diving on rail yards. 01:57:30 Japanese ship bombed by US plane. CU of controls. Bomb-bay doors opening & bombs dropping. Explosions around ship. Pilot looking around, bombs dropping. Ship burning. POV strafing looking out plexiglass nose. CU wing guns firing. CU riveter. Construction of large refinery for 100 octane. Rigging steel, welding pipes. Filling barrel marked 100 Octane. Chemist & laboratory. Railroad tanker cars. Loading drums on shipboard & filling tankers at dock. Ships of tankers in convoy. GIs rolling barrels in mud, out of landing craft. Planes flying over. Refinery. US flag. The End. “Think what it means at the other end. WWII Pacific; European Theater Bombing; Aviation fuel; War Effort Incentives; Propaganda; Counter propaganda; WW2; 1940s; NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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