U.S. 8th Air Forces B-17s return to England after bombing Rouen, France during World War II.
United Kingdom Date:1942, August 17 Duration:1 min 48 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Army Air Forces B-17s of the 8th Air Force, return after the first raid on Rouen, France during World War II. Several U.S. Army Air Forces B-17 aircraft are seen coming in to land at an airfield in England. Brigadier General Ira Eaker who personally flew the B-17 "Yankee Doodle," to lead this mission, jumps from the aircraft and shakes hands with Major General Carl Spaatz, Commander of the 8th Air Force. Later, Eaker, smoking a cigar, is interviewed by a group of U.S. Army personnel. Other crew members of the B-17 "Yankee Doodle" are seen quietly leaving their aircraft.
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