Rare D Day color film
The de Havilland Mosquito was a British combat aircraft that excelled in versatility during the Second World War. It was known affectionately as the "Mossie" to its crews and was also nicknamed "The Wooden Wonder" or "The Timber Terror" as the bulk of the aircraft was made of laminated plywood. Originally conceived as an unarmed fast bomber, the Mosquito was adapted to many other roles during the air war, including: low to medium altitude daytime tactical bomber, high altitude night bomber, pathfinder, day or night fighter
Russian army in and around Berlin 1945
At 49 -56 seconds two planes are strafing a train when the lead planes shots didn't immediately detonate the train cars of explosives until a second or two later and from the rear pilots gun cam you see the explosion almost directly under the lead plane but he flies straight thru un hurt luckily. At 2 min 4 seconds to 2 min 9 seconds this time the lead plane isn't as lucky. Again two planes are strafing a train at tree top level and after the lead plane starts banking left after his strafing run and then starts traveling parrelell to the train no higher then the train and only 20ft or less away when at the same the rear plane Starts strafing the train and it suddenly explodes and shatters and implodes the lead plane to dust almost. I made this from hours of WWII gun camera footage And AC lost or deleted it during the last site update and I just found it again where someone saw it here on AC and posted it to youtube but they added all these watermarks on it and added music I personally wouldn't of added.
Published on Mar 26, 2013 Without resupply, the battle on Saipan was hopeless for the defenders, but the Japanese were determined to fight to the last man. Lieutenant General Yoshitsugu Saito organized his troops into a line anchored on Mount Tapotchau in the defensible mountainous terrain of central Saipan. The nicknames given by the Americans to the features of the battle—"Hell's Pocket", "Purple Heart Ridge" and "Death Valley"—indicate the severity of the fighting.