U.S. 56th Fight Group personnel inspecting wall maps in England before a bombing raid on Emden, Germany during World War II.
United Kingdom Date:1943, October 2 Duration:4 min 19 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Planning of bombing raids on Emden, Germany by U.S. 56th Fighter Group in England during World War II. Presentation of awards to pilots including the DFC (Distinguished Flying Cross) to United States Army Air Forces Captain Gerald W. Johnson after the mission. Past events show an officer at a desk talking over a telephone. Officers marking bomber route and locations of AAA (Anti-Aircraft Artillery) on a wall map. Major General William Kepner pointing to the map. Teletype operators sending and receiving message. Personnel reading messages, marking routes on a wall map, setting up a room for briefing and making phone calls. Pilots relaxing, gathering around a blackboard as orders of flight are assigned.
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