Gun camera views from U.S. aircraft strafing targets at Japanese Naval Base in Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan, during last days of World War 2. Attacking aircraft fire at ships and boats in the water. One explodes in cloud of white smoke. Towns and villages near the coast are also strafed. Smoke rising along the coastline from fires ignited by the strafing.
Gun camera film from P-47 aircraft of U.S. Army Air Forces 464th Fighter Squadron, 507th Fighter Group, showing strafing attacks in Kagoshima prefecture, Japan, during final month of World War 2. They attack various targets of opportunity along the coast. Camera continues filming as the aircraft flies into cloudy regions. View from aircraft flying downward along mountain slope to strafe seaside town. Pieces of building fly off as aircraft passes. Views from aircraft rolling side to side while firing. Clusters of buildings tucked in forests near coast.
Gun camera views from P-47 aircraft of U.S. Army Air Forces 464th Fighter Squadron, 507th Fighter Group, during strafing attacks in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, in the final days of World War 2. A low pass at cluster of buildings in a valley. Fire burning at edge of town on small island. Smoke rising from waterfront town as fires ignite from strafing. Hazy clouds and water below as camera continues to run between strafing runs. Image shakes from guns during strafing of buildings between sea and a river. Black smoke rising from flames ignited during the attack. Strafing of a large coastal town.
View from U.S. aircraft as it swoops down over a town surrounded by forest and farmland, in Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan, during last days of World War 2. Hazy views of ground below. Agricultural lands laid out in squares. More hazy views. Gun camera views from USAAF P-47 strafing towns at crossroads. Hazy views of coastline and water beyond. Gun camera views from P-47 strafing a military complex and then pulling up as it approaches a mountain.
View from U.S. Army Air Forces airplane flying low over a plateau overlooking Japanese town where fires are burning from prior strafing attacks, in Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan, near end of World War 2. Pilot banks sharply flying over a burning building. Gun camera view of strafing attack on crossroads town already burning from earlier attacks. Strafing attacks on coastal town, with fires burning. Hazy view of area from higher altitude. View from the aircraft as pilot rolls it over the terrain.
Gun camera film from P-47 aircraft of U.S. Army Air Forces 464th Fighter Squadron, 507th Fighter Group,strafing targets along coastline in Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan, during final days of World War 2. Firing at what appears to be a military barracks, strafing creates explosion and fire. Scene shows strafing of lines of communication near coast. The plane flies low over a town and circles over water offshore. Scenes inflight near altocumulus clouds. Pilot strafes targets of opportunity, at a farm and at a coastal town.