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ARC Identifier: 3854
Title: GEN EISENHOWER ETO INSPECTS FIGHTER & BOMBER BASES OF 9TH AAF, 02/1944
Creator: War Department. Army Air Forces. (06/20/1941 - 09/26/1947) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival  Materials:
Moving Images
Level of  Description:
Item from Record Group 18: Records of the Army Air Forces, 1903 - 1964
Location: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3540, FAX: 301-837-3620, EMAIL: mopix@nara.gov
Production Date: 02/1944
Part of: Series: Motion Picture Films from the "Combat Subjects" Program Series, ca. 1939 - ca. 1945
Shot List Summary: 1) BB0293-303 MS View of road, hangar in bg. 2 white helmeted MPs on motorcycles pass up road & out of sight, followed by staff car, then 2 civilian cars. 2) 304-306 MCS 2 white helmeted MPs standing side by side on road saluting; motorcycles in bg. 3) 307-319 MS right SV of Gen. Eisenhower standing slightly in front of group of inspecting officers (Lt. Gen Spaatz, Lt. Gen Brereton & Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory head of Allied Expeditionary Forces at extreme right wearing RAF uniform & black tie). FV of B-26 in bg 2 EMs standing under plane. people pass on road between cars & plane. 4) 320-327 MCU Different view of same group at nose of plane; Gen. Eisenhower speaking to Lt. Col. James H. Howard CO of one of the 9th Air Force groups. 5) 328-343 MCU Lt. Col. Howard standing beside Gen. Eisenhower, other officers in bg. Howard talking into interohine & pointing. 6) BB 0344-357 MCU Lt. Col. James H. Howard, CO 9th AF group with Eisenhower as he laughs & talks with men. He turns & pats nose of B-26. 7) 358-365 MCU Maj. Gen. Elwood R. Quosada pointing at something on plane standing under wing. SV of Gen. Eisenhower beside him listening ; Sir Leigh Mallory immediately behind Eisenhower. 8) BB3 366-378 MS BV of member of ground crew in fg on plane. SV of Gen Eisenhower standing on plane. Lt. Gen Spaatz looking on from far side of plane. Another crew member in fg takes parachute out of cockpit & puts it on. 9) 379-386 MS SV of Eisenhower in cockpit of B-26 laughing. 10) 387-400 LS Same view of Eisenhower as in sc. 9 He fires the 50 cal. wing machine guns. 11) 57DC84602-611 MS Officers & men lined up along street outside of briefing room waiting for inspection officers. 12)37DG24080-084 MS GIs & officers lined up at side of street Corp. in fg on bicycle. 13) 57DG84629-632 MS Another group waiting for CO--includes Red Cross girl workers. 14) 57DG-84691-713 MS Gen. Eisenhower walking with Col. Kelly toward camera at head of group of inspecting officers, saluting as he passes group watching on side of field. 15) 32DG74502-504 MS view thru windows of men looking out. 16) 57DG84579-582 MS SV of inspecting officers crossing runway. 17) 32DG74427-431 MS Constructicn crew (working at pile of bricks) as they salute. 18) 33EG34594 MS Eisenhower & Col. Kelly crossing another spot on runway talking; other inspecting officers follow. Pans past views of various equipment in bg--jeeps & planes. 19) 57DG84428-446 LS BV of 2 officers at left & front of B-26. inspecting officers pass around plane in front of nose. 20) 57DG84501-506 LS Inspecting officers at left side of nose of B-26 "Son of Satan" chatting. 21) 57DG84480-490 MS View thru window of Eisenhower in cockpit of plane talking with officer sitting beside him. 22) 47EG45657-660 LS BV of Eisenhower congratulating members of crew who are lined up in front of plane. 23) 47EG45662-666 MS Closer view of sc. 22. 24) 57DG84512-518 MS 6 GIs unloading bombs from bomb carrier onto plane in fg. FV of B- 26 immediately behind carrier with large groups of men in bg. 25) 56EG84125-132 MS Eisenhower & inspecting officers under Plane. Can see bomb on plane on left & bomb on bomb rack immediately in front of group. 26) 177-186 MS Eisenhower & inspecting officers coming up runway away from planes, pass close by camera on R; camera pans to SV. 27) 56EG83520-521 MLS Inspecting officers watching from operations tower. 28) 32EH25310-333 MS B-26 taxis toward & past camera at left of sc, followed by another then another. 29) 56EG83547-552 MCU Inspecting officers on tower looking at sky. Lt. Gen. Brereton nearest to camera. 30) 52DH25353-357 MS B-26 taxis from R to L, past camera. 31) 358-367 MCU same plane taking off R to L past camera. 32) 382-390 MS pans B-26 taxiing R to L past camera. 33) 27DG22375-382 MCU Same as Sc. 29. 34)32DH25400-405 MS B-26 taxiing past camera R to L, hangar in bg. 35) 416-418 MCU Same plane taking off R to L--trees bg. 36) 431-439 MS Pans B-26 taxiing & taking off R to L past camera. 37) 27DG22389-393 MS inspecting officers lined up along rail on tower, looking up into sky. 38) 56EG84142-148 LS Formation of about 34 B-26s flying in formation up R to L against sky. 39) 57DG84543-546 EXT. LS same as sc. 38. 40) 24G41178-188 LS SV of formation of about 28 B-26s flying L to R against sky. 41)30DG19578-581 LS 4 B-26 s flying toward camera (shot from operations tower). 42) 12DG27505-516 LS SV of 24 or more B-26s flying L to R, some thru clouds, against sky. 43) 30D)G19521-524 A. CU FV of motor (static). 44) 13DG89861-871 A. LS Down on 12 B-26s over white milky clouds flying R to L. 45) 13DG89906-910 A. View of terrain (evidently city) thru clouds. 46) 30DG19222-229 A. MS Down on 4 B-26s flying L to R & toward camera over flat terrain, puff of flak in bg, 1 plane jerks up out of sc. & mores flak can be seen. 47) 30DG19189-192 A. Shadow of part of plane in fg; black & white flak puffs in sky. 48) 13DG89842-850 A. INT. of B-26 shooting forward thru nose, shows cracks in plexiglas made by flak; FV of nose & starboard engine of another B-26 thru plexiglass at R of scene. 49) 13DG26531-532 A. CU INT. of gunner firing. 50) 10EG35673-684 A. Tail of close plane at left of sc; formation of 15 or more B-26s flying R to L in distance against clear sky; sun shining on planes. 51) 13DG89878-893 A. CU INT. pans 8 bombs away down thru white clouds; then LS of more bombs from other ships falling thru clouds. 52) 24EG33666-674 A. LS of bombs falling thru white clouds. 53) 23EG21369-428 A. CU INT. Bombs away--pans them down to target near beach; boms from other ships can be seen with them falling on target, flak rising, then bomb bursts on target, 9very good). 54) 33EG78693-710 A. View of smoking target, fires & bomb puffs. 55) 24EG41127-132 A. MS down shot on formation of 7 B-26s flying L to R over flat terrain. 56) 30EG26413-425 A. view of pock-marked marshalling yards, bombs falling on adjacent terrain; then good bomb bursts on target. 57) 41EG70445-465 A. View of smoking target with thousands of incendiary bombs bursting (excellent). 58) 30DG19508-512 A. MLS Shooting up on formation of 9 B-26 s flying R to L against white clouds. 59) 10EG25653-666 A. MS Shooting up at BV of B-26 flying from camera; LS of formation of 2 dozen or more planes flying from camera. 60) 30EG26465-467 A. MLS down on formation of 5 B- 26s flying L to R & slightly toward camera away from beach, over water. 61) 16DG26576-581 MS Ground crew lying on ground near tail of 1 plane; B-26 in bg with group at nose; other planes & bldgs can be seen in bg. 62) 9EG12746-768 MCU Members of ground crew playing African dominoes. 63) 9EG12769-776 CU 1 of ground crew playing African dominoes. 64) 777-781 CU Another crew member at same recreation. 65) 33EG78716-722 A. SV of B-26 flying L to R beautiful effect of sunrays shining from behind dark clouds. 66) 37DG24914-916 CU Ground crew member scanning sky with binoculars. NIGHT SCENES: 67)11DG47062-090 LS of B-26 coming down low over runway, past flares on ground; pans plane as it lands R to L close past camera; 3 crew members at edge of runway & 2 others kneeling on ground at R of scene. 68) 20DG48005-012 MS Another B-26 coming in low past flare; member of ground crew standing at R of runway as plane lands R to L past camera. 69) 37DG24886-889 CU Face of ground crew member looking up into sky. 70) 20DG47946-956 MCU Man loading very pistol at edge of runway; B-26s can be seen in revetment area in bg. Man fires very pistol. 71) 37DG24129-131 MS Flares bursting at edge of runway on ground; B-26 in sky in distance at right of sc; flares fall to ground. 72) 37DG24187-190 CU Five ground crew members standing in front of bldg looking up into sky. 73) 37DG24110-115 MS B-26 coming in R to L past flare on right of runway; 4 members of ground crew at side of runway in fg. 74) 51EG64060-066 CU Man (wearing earphones) in turret, puts arm out & fires very pistol. 75) 37DG24865-868 smoke from flares & fire from 2 flares on ground; EXT. LS of B-26 in sky. 76) 23DG62014- 039 LS B-26 coming down toward runway; flare falling; man in fg. running from runway beside flare on ground as plane comes close past camera; another plane coming in in distance. 77) 7DG53510- end MCU BV of B-26 as it lands R to L on runway past flare in fg; man runs up toward flare.
Use Restrictions: Undetermined
Sound Type: Silent
Edit Status: Unedited
Variant Control  Number(s):
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-18-CS-1277
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-18-CS-1277
    Copy 1
Copy Status: Reproduction
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Video Cassette
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
1/2 inch, Video: Digital Betacam


Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
AIRCRAFT--B-26--A. FORMATIONS
AIRCRAFT--B-26--A. FORMATIONS--OVER WATER
AIRCRAFT--B-26--A. SINGLE
AIRCRAFT--B-26--DAMAGED
AIRCRAFT--B-26--INTERIOR
AIRCRAFT--B-26--LANDING
AIRCRAFT--B-26--STATIONARY
AIRCRAFT--B-26--TAKING OFF
AIRCRAFT--B-26--TAXIING
AIRCRAFT-NAME--SON OF SATAN
AIRFIELDS--ENGLAND
Airport control towers
Antiaircraft artillery
BINOCUALRS
BOMBING TARGET
BOMBING TARGET--MARSHALLING YARDS
BOMBING TARGET--SMOKE
BOMBING-UP
BOMBS--CRATERS
BOMBS--EXPLODING
BOMBS--INCENDIARY
Beaches
Bombs
CARS--STAFF
CITIES--FRANCE
CREW--ARMORER
CREW--FLYING PERSONNEL
CREW--GROUND
ENGLAND
Embankments
Engineers
FACES--AMERICAN
Fires
Flares
GROUPS--9
GUNNERS--AERIAL
Games
HEAD SETS
Hangars
INSPECTING
MACHINE GUNS--AIRCRAFT--FIRING
MOTORCYCLES
Military police
OFFICERS--ARMY
PERSONALITIES--GEN. EISENHOWER
PERSONALITIES--LT. GEN. BRERETON
PERSONALITIES--LT. GEN. SPAATZ
PERSONALITIES--MAJ. GEN. ELWOOD R. QUOSADA
PERSONALITIES--SIR TRAFFORD LEIGH-MALLORY
PISTOLS
RED CROSS--PERSONNEL
Runways (aeronautics)
Signals and signaling
Smoke
TRUCKS--BOMB SERVICE
TRUCKS--UNLOADING

Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
4th England, Producer

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