RAF ground crews arm British spitfire fighter aircraft with machine gun ammunition during Battle of Britain
United Kingdom Date:1940, September Duration:1 min 15 sec Sound:NO SOUND
British spitfire aircraft on an airfield. Few planes take off. Pilot climbs out of the cockpit of a spitfire. Royal Air Force ground crews work on plane and load belted machine gun ammunition into boxes to be installed on the aircraft. The men pose with belts of ammunition around their necks. Ground crewman loads belt of ammunition into wing of spitfire and completes process by securing the ammunition box, itself, into the wing cavity. He then closes wing hatch and attaches fasteners with screwdriver.
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