Fighter aircraft of the U.S. 8th Air Force engage German aircraft and ground targets in Europe during World War II
Germany Date:1944 Duration:1 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
A film titled 'Activities in European theater of operations' shows gun camera films from U.S. P-47 Thunderbolt and P-51 Mustang fighter planes shooting down German planes during World War II.In one, the German pilot is seen bailing out and falling away from his airplane. In another, the German plane explodes and its wing falls off. One sequence shows the German plane trying evasive maneuvers and then rolling over as the pilot bails out. His chute is seen opening moments later. Other scenes show aircraft losing wings, and one exploding into a ball of fire. One scene shows a strafing run at a steam locomotive pulling a train. The locomotive billows white smoke. Two more attacks against trains result in huge fiery explosions.
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