U.S. Army Air Forces B-26 bomber starts engines during World War II.. Loose formations of C-47 transport aircraft in flight.
France Date:1945, April Duration:1 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Army Air Forces operations in Germany near the end of World War II. Fire guard stands watch as a USAAF B-26 aircraft of the 323rd Bombardment Group, starts engines at Denain-Prouvy Airdrome (A-83) in France, during World War 2. More than 50 bombs are painted on fuselage of the aircraft, representing completed bombing missions. The aircraft is equipped with 4-bladed propellers. Airman stands fire guard with extinguisher as Left engine is started. He then goes to the other side of the airplane to stand fire guard as the right engine is started. Change of scene: Allied C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft are seen flying overhead in extremely loose formations.
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