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On the night of May 16th, 1943, 19 Lancaster bombers took off from England heading toward the German industrial heartland of the Ruhr. They carried a new bomb, designed to skip across water avoiding any torpedo nets before hitting the target and sinking into the depths; then exploding.. The bomb...read more

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Aerial Combat Footage - Impressive Shots in Full Resolution. United States Aircraft shooting German Raiders in a New Year's Day attack (year unknown). This was called Luftwaffe's Black Monday. Pictures of German aircraft being shot down and bursting into flames in flight. Shots of various German...read more

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 Teniente) November 01, 2016

The Me 262, however, had moderate success against the B-17 late in the war. With its usual nose-mounted armament of four MK 108 cannons, and with some examples later equipped with the R4M rocket, launched from underwing racks, it could fire from outside the range of the bombers' .50 in (12.7 mm...read more

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A lot of interesting scenes are showing on this footage: AVs, B-17s flying in formation over enemy terrain (numerous shots). Ints, B-17 in flight. Crewmen at their stations. AV, B-17s leaving vapor trails in the sky. AVs, flak bursts outside bomber. CU, airmen in helmet and oxygen mask. AVs,...read more

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Lancaster crew recorded during a bombing raid. This recording was made of the crew inside a Lancaster bomber during a raid over Berlin in September 1943 during World War Two. The bomber is attacked by a German fighter later on in the clip. The crew seems to panic as the fighter engages them, and...read more

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During World War II, gun cameras were commonly used on operational aircraft to record kills of enemy aircraft. Some of this footage survives to this day and is often the source for stock footage in World War II movies, TV shows...read more

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Operation Chastise was a daring attack on German dams carried out on May 16-17, 1943 by Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron, flying modified Avro Lancasters, known as “The Dambusters,” the aircraft dropped a bomb specially developed to skip along the surface...read more

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 Teniente) April 03, 2016
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The P-51 Mustang and the men that flew them saved lives in the skies and on the ground. The P-51 Mustang was a solution to the clear need for an effective bomber escort. The Mustang was at least as simple as other aircraft of its era. It used a common, reliable...read more

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After literally losing the nose of his B-17 Flying Fortress as the result of a direct hit by flak over Cologne, Germany on October 15, 1944, 1st Lt. Lawrence M. deLancey, 25, of Corvallis, Oregon returned to England and landed the crew safely at his home base. Each...read more

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