Allied bombings over France by RAF Boston (A-20) and Mitchell (B-25) bomber aircraft during World War 2.
France Date:1944 Duration:3 min 17 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Close-up front view of nose of parked A-20 aircraft with two French crew members of RAF 342 Squadron during World War II. Symbol of Free French Forces seen painted on their Boston (A-20) aircraft. Aerial view of several A-20 aircraft at low altitude flying on daytime bombing run over waters of the English Channel with white cliffs of Dover in background. Dramatic low-altitude gun camera footage as A-20 flies over coast of France, with shadow of A-20 on ground while in flight. Dramatic point of view shots from moving aircraft at very low altitude as bomber aircraft skim just above buildings, homes, railroads, and factories in France while en route to target area. Target area comes into view, with smoke rising from recently hit bombing targets. Higher altitude gun camera shots as bomber aircraft passes through smoke and near smoke plumes rising from bombed targets, and then begins return trip home. Close up aerial view of two B-25 aircraft of Dutch Squadron on bombing run over German held targets in France from medium altitude . Gun camera footage as bombs hit targets and raise huge clouds of smoke. A B-25 aircraft is hit by enemy fire. The B-25 bomber is seen falling out of control in smoke and flames.
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