P-47 of U.S. 8th Air Force, 63rd Fighter Squadron, strafing ground targets of opportunity in Germany near end of WW II
Germany Date:1945, April 13 Duration:1 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The last month of combat in World War 2, in Europe. Gun camera footage from a U.S. 8th Air Force P-47M of the 56th Fighter Group, 63rd Fighter Squadron. The aircraft strafes German targets of opportunity on the ground including German aircraft. Smoke rises from exploding building. A number of German aircraft burn. Aerial view of green fields and burning German buildings. The pilot is Captain Walter L Flagg of Conimicut, Rhode Island. His aircraft is Number: 44-21140, UN-F, named "Shoot You're Faded."
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