Montage of Japanese military aircraft used during 2nd Sino-Japanese War
China Date:1938 Duration:1 min 59 sec Sound:Yes
Opening scene shows formation of Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-21 bombers in flight over altocumulus clouds. Change of scene shows several Kawasaki Ki-10 Biplane fighter directly overhead. Next, a Japanese Kawasaki Ki-10 engages a Chinese Fiat CR.32, in a dogfight, and shoots it down. The Fiat spirals down. Change of scene shows bombs or shells bursting on the ground followed by a Kawasaki Ki-10 climbing in cloudy sky. A Japanese single-engine high-wing liaison airplane in flight, displaying "28" on both wings. Another high-wing monoplane (this one with radial engine and wheels partly tucked into fuselage) flies past some trees. (Views of munitions exploding on the ground appear occasionally throughout the film between shots of aircraft.) A Kawasaki Ki-10 dropping bombs. Formation of Mitsubishi Ki-2 trimotor bombers in flight. Views of Chinese city with smoke rising from Japanese bombing. A formation of Japanese high wing monoplanes with radial engines and fixed landing gear, in flight, viewed from what might be gondola of an airship. A Formation of Navy Yokosuka B4Y (or Aichi D1A) biwing dive bombers in flight, viewed first, from the side, and then head-on from the tail of another airplane. Men's chorus sings martial songs in background during entire film.
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