World War 2 era (1939 - 1945) air combat footage compilation film, footage mixed together from WWII documentaries etc. Aerial warfare. - Viewer discretion is advised: United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), German Luftwaffe, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Messerschmitt Bf-109, Republic P-47...read more

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 Teniente) February 13, 2015

This is a rare look at early war US Air Operations in North Africa. B-25 and B-17 bombers of the 321st and 97th Bomb Group help cut off Rommel's retreat from Tunisia. Part of the "North West African Strategic Air Force" these groups were initially tasked with preventing men and material from...read more

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Desde 1943, la Octava Fuerza Aérea operaba las fortalezas volantes B-17 desde bases en Inglaterra. En un principio, los cazas no podían escoltarlos hasta el final de sus misiones y los bombarderos tenían que defenderse solos en las denominadas "Box", donde toda la fromación permanecía junta y...read more

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 Teniente) January 12, 2015

The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress is a 1944 documentary film which ostensibly provides an account of the final mission of the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. In May 1943 it became the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to complete 25 missions over...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 09, 2015

The MK 108 Maschinenkanone 30 mm caliber autocannon manufactured by Rheinmetall-Borsig. A requirement for a heavy aircraft weapon for use against the Allied heavy bombers. Requiring on average just four hits with high-explosive ammunition to bring down a B-17 heavy bomber and a single hit to...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 08, 2015

This is very rare film of B17's and has not been seen since 1944. The B17's from the 92nd Bomb Group are on a mission to Germany. Bomb bay doors opening and dropping bombs and returning to their base in England.read more

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 Teniente) December 02, 2014

Five miles above the earth and deep behind enemy lines, eleven men inside a bomber known as the "Flying Fortress" fight for their lives against swarms of enemy German fighters. As American bombers are picked off one by one, their mission becomes very clear: survive.read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 26, 2014

B-17 Flying Fortress Attacked by Me-109s. Actually, this B-17 is the Memphis Belle. It is footage from one of her missions. It´s possible 2nd to last mission. Memphis Belle is the nickname of a Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress during the Second World War. The aircraft was one of the first B-17 ...read more

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