German warplane dropping bombs and engaging Allied airplane during World War I
France Date:1916 Duration:2 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Bombardier in rear cockpit of a German Rumpler C.IV two place biplane, holds a bomb and drops it over the side, during World War 1. Slate announces a "miss." Ground view of near miss explosion near what is ostensibly a British General's headquarters. View of flyers in the airplane, as it banks for another bombing attempt. Ground view of the same building as it is destroyed in a huge explosion. Slate announces an Allied airplane attacking. German rear gunner firing at Allied plane (unseen). Two airplanes seen in the air. Suddenly an attacking airplane is seen approaching rapidly from below left. (It's wings show only white where roundels would normally be seen.) Ground view of burning airplane framework. The Rumpler C.IV taxiing in after landing. It displays triangle and numeral "6" atop it's fuselage. Aircrew step from the plane and ground crew attend to it. One points to several bullet holes in the empennage. A partially covered airframe being towed to repair shop. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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