American built Curtiss Hawk aircraft piloted by French pilots down German airplanes in France early in World War II.
France Date:1939, November 27 Duration:1 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
French pilots fly American built Curtiss Hawk airplanes in France early in World War II. French pilots board U.S. built airplanes to combat German aircraft. Formations of French Curtiss Hawks in flight. A German Dornier Do-17 bomber descending in normal flight. French fighters in the area. Downed German He-111 bomber near front lines is inspected. Frenchmen eat lunch using part of wrecked German bomber as a table. Holes on the damaged German aircraft. The Imperial German Eagle insignia is on the fuselage of the wrecked airplane (with no swastikas). But swastikas appear on the empennage. A triangle with 87 inscribed in it appears on the fuselage, indicating that 87 octane fuel should be used.
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