Rare D Day color film
Freely downloadable at the Internet Archive, where I first uploaded it. United States Naval Photographic Center film # 5131. National Archives description "A to A Attacking Japanese single-engine fighter.A to A LS Japanese single-engine fighter flying over water.A to A Japanese plane doing aerobatics in flight.A to A Shooting at Japanese float plane which is attempting aerobatics to escape attack; float plane is peppered by tracers (very good).AV Strafing Japanese tanker.AV Strafing Japanese warship.CHICHI JIMAAV SA Japanese cargo ships tied up near cliff.AV Bomb explosions near ships, which are anchored in cove (shot from rear seat).AV Strafing cargo ship in small cove.AV Strafing runs on Japanese DD underway at high speed (SV).AV Vertical strafing attack on Japanese DD.GUAMAV Strafing runs on grounded Japanese cargo ship.AV Strafing island installations; bomb explosions.AV Bomb explosions on small island (SV).A to A Combat in the air between Japanese and American plane (SV).A to A Japanese plane explodes and burns.AV Strafing runs on installations (SV).AV Strafing Japanese cargo vessel.A to A Firing tracers at Japanese plane; Japanese plane starts trailing smoke.RAIDS ON PALAUAV Strafing Japanese airstrips and runways.AV Strafing parked Japanese twin-engined bombers on airstrip.AV Firing at Japanese plane, which is flying at low altitude.A to A Firing at Japanese single-engine plane; Japanese plane is returning fire as it starts burning.AV High altitude attacks on Japanese plane which attempts aerobatics to elude attack; explosion.AV Strafing Japanese cruiser.AV Strafing runs on Japanese seaplane base.AIRFIELDS, INSTALLATIONS, & VEHICLES STRAFEDAV Strafing vehicles on paved road.AV From back seat: Bomb explosions on paved runway.AV Strafing installations and barracks (SV).AV Strafing vehicles on the roads.QUALITY: FAIR TO GOOD" National Archives Identifier: 7736
Excellent Alied Gun Cam footge
OSS Weapons Film – The Mole - Light sensitive device that senses change in light from bright to dark so when train enters a tunnel it detonates explosives.
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