Workers work on various parts of B-29 bomber at a plant in United States.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:11 min 0 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Army Air Forces film about the B-29 bomber construction. Film titled 'Birth of the B-29'. Japan. Volcano erupts. Ariel view of Japan. Small bridge over river in a garden. Samurai fighter practices. Japanese soldiers target people. Monuments and rice fields of Japan. Buildings in Tokyo. Silk industries in Japan. Iron factory in Japan. 'Made in Japan' sign. Dead bodies in a field and on a beach. Soldiers march. USS Shangri la, plane takes off from its deck. Bombers in flight. U.S. Army Air Forces General James Doolittle addresses soldiers. Door opens and workers walk in the factory. B-29 bomber workshop. Aluminum sheets brought by magnet lift. Sheets go through various machines for piercing, pressing and other operations. Girl sits in the skeleton cockpit of plane. Goods traffic moves on the terrace. Workers build wings. Welding work on the plane. Work on the engine's skeleton nose section. Workers work on control cabin, tail rear and pressurized compartment. Armour glass being prepared. Pre fabricated sub assemblies of B-29. Men, women, girls elderly men work in the plant.
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