Two P-47D aircraft raise considerable dust as they make a formation takeoff from Advanced Landing Ground, A-12, at Lignerolles, France, during World War 2. They are painted with white invasion stripes Change of scene shows P-47D, tail number 42-27603, of the 362nd Fighter Group, 378th Fighter Squadron, parked on stiffened steel mesh (Sommerfeld Tracking) at the field. The aircraft is under armed guard. Its tail wheel appears to be sunk below the steel mesh. A motorcycle is parked beside the aircraft. Airmen walk around the airplane, looking at battle damage that is seen on leading edge and aileron of its right wing. Two holes are seen in the fuselage below the cockpit. A Military policeman examines the holes in the fuselage. Camera shows accidental closeup of steel mesh on the field that appears to be the square-mesh track variety (SMT). Glimpse of a P-47D making a dusty takeoff.
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