Antiaircraft gun on tower, manned by U.S. Army troops during World War II, near Avril, France. USAAC aircraft operating nearby.
Avril France Date:1945, March 8 Duration:2 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A steel girder flak tower in woods by Avril, France, near airfield used by U.S. Army Air Corps , in World War 2. Barrel of 90mm gun seen moving at the top of the tower. A U.S. Army Sergeant standing on the tower with earphones and binoculars. Formation of U.S. fighter planes seen in background, as they start to break for landing at a nearby airfield. U.S. gunners handle packs of 90mm ammunition. A P-38 aircraft seen high above. U.S. B-26 passing overhead and another P-38 in the sky. A C-47 taking off from nearby airfield, and another P-38 overhead.
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