Two British spitfires and a C -47, towing a glider, take off in France
France Date:1944, June 16 Duration:1 min 42 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Forward air operations in France during World War II. Two Spitfire Mk IX aircraft, of 222 Squadron, RAF, with white stripe invasion markings on them, take off from dirt field, raising dust as they depart. Trucks drive over the field raising dust clouds. U.S. Army Air Force C -47 Skytrain takes off towing a United States Army Air Force Waco CG-4 glider. Wreckage of two Spitfires and a Tempest or Typhoon aircraft, in D-day paint, are seen on the field. An operator is shown, working in the mobile control vehicle.
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