The U.S. Army Air Forces 80th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Group, in New Guinea, during World War II.
New Guinea Date:1944 Duration:2 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Pilots of the U.S. Army Air Forces 80th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Group, ("Headhunters") ride on hood of a jeep to their P-38 aircraft during World War 2. Squadron Commander, Ace, Major Jay T. Robbins, stands in front of a P-38, with his hand on a propeller.(Film is reversed). He converses with crew chief. P-38s taxiing out for a mission. A crewman wearing a headset climbs out of cockpit of a P-38 and slides down the its wing. View from another airplane, in flight, of a P-38 making a pass close to the camera plane. Aerial view of a military installation on the ground.
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