Ground and air activities of the U.S. Army Air Forces 80th Fighter Squadron during World War II
New Guinea Date:1944 Duration:2 min 45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Mechanics of the U.S. Army Air Forces 80th Fighter Squadron ("Headhunters") perform maintenance on a P-38 Lightning aircraft in New Guinea, during World War 2. A small dog stands on the wing next to men as they work on an engine. Two flights of four P-38s fly in in formation. A squadron of P-38s seen in flight. Several different views of the P-38s in formation with clouds behind. One scene shows P-38s illuminated by sunlight from above against contrasting dark water below. View from cockpit of a P-38 with pilot visible and another P-38 seen through cockpit window. Pilot waves at the other P-38 which rocks its wings. A P-38 passes in opposite direction.
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