Summary

Footage Information

Sherman Grinberg
Paramount
C3569
SR002147_01_05.mov
4/1/1943
Crew of US B-17 bomber poses with plane after completion of WWII bombing mission
VS US B-17 Flying Fortresses fly past, above, amidst clouds / B-17 parked on airfield after returning from German bombing mission / CU deflated plane wheel, partially sunken into ground / VS crew members stand in front of plane, posing for photos, wearing life jackets and flight gear / officer lights cigarette for crew member as others look on, including two in plane window labeled "Sleeping Beauty" / officer with crewmen at plane nose / VS crew and their plane, with USAAC star emblem visible on plane / Note: exact day not known
United Kingdom

Keywords

archival
newsreel
World War II
United States military
United States Army Air Forces
United States Army
pilots
flight crews
B-17 airplanes
military airplanes
wheels
cigarettes
smoking
cigarette lighters
air raids
Germany
England
smiling
emblems
stars
clouds
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