Dornier flying boat in operation. Hitler flies Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52 to visit troops in the field.
European Theater Date:1940 Duration:2 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Views of a Dornier Do 214 flying boat powered by six 1750 hp DB 603 engines configured with four pusher puller engines inboard and two pullers (tractor engines) outboard. It is being lowered by a crane into the water. Straps and cables support the flying boat beneath the crane. View of starboard tractor engines running. A crew member wearing goggles seen near open hatch. Stern view of the flying boat on takeoff across the water, with wake visible behind. Navigator bending over charts at his work station.Crew member speaks to another wearing headset. Ship seen underway below. Sailor with binoculars out a hatch on the flying boat. Closeup of the freighter from above. She displays a maltese cross on her funnel and and plain cross on her hull. A crewman aboard the flying boat photographs the ship. Views of the ship as the flying boat passes above her. Scene shifts to a crew member crawling through a tunnel between compartments. He speaks to an officer from the tunnel. Brief view of navigator adjusting gyroscopic compass in roof of his compartment. Radio operator at his station,moving a loop antenna to determine signal direction. Pilot at the controls receives message from a crew member.Views of an airfield. .Several small warplanes and a Junkers JU-52 are parked on the field. What appear to be many bomb craters cover an area on the field. Ground view of aircraft wreckage. a line of Henschel HS 126A-1 utility aircraft. Damaged biplane with bent prop. Junkers Ju-52 taxiing with Adolf Hitler seen inside.Soldiers waving goodbye, as the Ju-52 takes off.The Lufthansa Ju-52 airborne. Hitler inside the cabin chatting with an officer. The aircraft landing, and Hitler being greeted by the local commanding officer. Hitler and officers taking lunch at an outdoor field kitchen.
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