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HNL 1061: Target for Tonight Reels 4,5

Inside bomber aircraft, RAF pilots talking to navigator through mouthpieces, Air to air of bomber flying at night. CU propellor. Navigator checking charts and looking through bottom of aircraft, Aerial over target. German anti aircraft gun firing from ground (ground shots), flak, tracer bullets, activity inside aircraft. Australian rear gunner, Bomb dropping sequence, bomb hits target (models) . Aerial and ground shots, tracer fire in night sky. WWII
Access No. 42761 | 5 mins 27 secs | 1940s | Germany | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Ground shot German guns firing. Inside RAF bomber aircraft as it is hit by flak,one crew member wounded. Control room scenes, looking at charts, query late plane. Air to air bomber in air. Pilot in cockpit, tending to wounded man, gauge shows oil pressure dropping. Air to air bomber through clouds. Control room, concern of officers, checking weather, smoking pipe. WWII
Access No. 123619 | 3 mins 40 secs | 1940s | Germany | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Target map for Freihausen, Air to air RAF bomber aircraft through clouds. Navigator checks charts, talking into mouthpiece, wounded crew member shaking. Control room, blackboard marked with Landed except for one. Ground to air, bomber overhead. Inside cockpit. Aerial land with fog. Officers leave control room Òfor a breatherÓ. WWII
Access No. 123620 | 2 mins 50 secs | 1940s | England, United Kingdom | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |