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ARC Identifier: 4129
Title: 9TH AAF TROOP CARRIER COMMAND C-47 FLY AMMUNITION TO FRANCE, 06/24/1944 - 06/25/1944
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
Coverage Dates: 06/24/1944 - 06/25/1944
Part of: Series: Motion Picture Films from the "Combat Subjects" Program Series, ca. 1939 - ca. 1945
Shot List Summary: Reel 1: 1)16DG85250-280 LS over field to parked L-5, L-5 comes in and lands, taxis, jungle terrain bg. 2) 281- 346 CS pilot gets out of cockpit of L-5, see camouflage net in bg--MS crewmen push L-5 under trees for camouflage purposes--LS over field to L-5 under trees. 3) 27DG47471-534 LS series of shots of L-5 taxiing, taking off into camera--away from camera low over jungle--low toward camera, turns L & away--taxiing forward--taxiing away, takes off--lands & taxis forward. 4) 535- 542 Ext. LS formation of 5 British Spitfires R-L. 5) 543-570 MS crewman turning props of L-5, several shots L-5 parked at L, jungle bg--L-5 taxiing, takes off over jumgle. 6) 13EG37705-763 Chest CS ground crewmen oiling L-5--same, checking oil--MS man lifting tail, as he turns see another at nose, pushing L-5 under trees for camouflage. 7) 13EG37764-801 MS ground crew covering L-5 with camouflage cloth, 2 shots. 8) 39EG43241-339 A. low alt, camouflaged artillery batteries--LS over Cherbourg to harbor, hazy--same, thru L-5 window--over Cherbourg to harbor smoke riding in bg--low alt, radio communications installation--smokey view of Cherbourge to harbor--thru window to smoke in bg--L-5 low over cultivated terrain, toward camera--thrm window, L-5 L-R over haze terrain. 9) 3DG40225-259 A. low Alt, ambulances under trees in shell pocked area--h&zy view of Cherbourg to harbor-- ambulances in shell pocked area. 10) 260-293 A. low alt, front line first aid station, bldgs marked with crosses & large red cross panel on ground--closer shot, same. 11) 294-324 Group CS ground crew men at mess, interior--men eating, exterior, 2 shots. 12) 37EG52000-028 LS over field, parked F-47 at L, British Spitfire taxiing R-L, raising dust--British Anson taxiing R-L for takeoff. 13) 029-094 CS litter bearers loading wounded into cargo door of C-47 from ambulance, 2 shots--ambulance pulling away, 1 backing up. 14) 27DG50333-394 MS ground crewmen salvaging parts from wrecked l_5--several shots, taking engne apart. 15) 395-430 MCS to crewmen repairing radio equipment, 2 scs--crewmen at nose & prop of L-5. 16) 39EG78898-997 MS Engineers chopping notches in trees for TNT blasting, clearing path for new landing strip, 2 scs--tying TNT to trees, 2 scs-- same, man chopping in fg--CS TNT tied to trees--LS over field to explosion among trees, 1 tree falls. 17) 8DG29290-296 LS over field to British & US personnel, parked P-47 & British Anson, also L-5 in bg. 18) 8DG29297-367 MS Flying personnel getting into jeeps lined up under trees--LS British & US personnel on field, parked P-47, British Anson & vehicles at L, crew loaded jeep thru sc in fg & another--same, several jeeps thru sc--LS 2 British Ansons warming up--MS 1 taxiing forward, turns R in front of camera, raising dust. 19) 27DG49930-972 MCS trees, explosion, tree falls--repeat, blasting trees to clear path for new landing strip. 20) 973-50023 MS C-47--over truck at cargo door of C-47-- CS see colored GIs unloading boxes of ammunition from C-47 to truck--LS C-47s parked at R--MCS crew in front of C-47, name "Jeanne" others in back. Quality: Good. Reel 2: 1) 16DG85250-280 LS over field, parked L-5 under trees in bg, L-5 comes in for landing, taxis R-L. 2) 16DG85281-346 CS pilot gets out of cockpit of L-5, see camouflage net in bg--MS crewmen push L-5 under trees for camouflage purposes--LS over field to L-5 under trees. 3) 13EG37705-801 Chest CS crewmen oiling L-5--man checking oil--men pushing L-5 under trees for camouflage--MS covering wing of L-5 with camouflage cloth--LS covering L-5, trees bg--same. 4) 27DG50333-394 MS down to men salvaging parts from crashed L-5--closer shot, smae--taking engine apart trees bg. 5) 395-430 CS down to man repairing radio equipment, 2 scs-- men at nose & props of L-5. 6) 22EG66621-680 LS over field to L- 5 coming in for landing, taxis L-R past trees in bg, turns taxis toward camera--MCS & CSs pilot in cockpit. 7) 681-694 MS, 2 scs camouflaged heavy artillery piece in fg firing. 8) 8DG56059-148 2 LSs over field & trees to explosions & smoke as from artillery firing.
Use Restrictions: Undetermined
Sound Type: Silent
Edit Status: Unedited
Variant Control  Number(s):
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-18-CS-1750
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-18-CS-1750
    Copy 1
Copy Status: Preservation
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel


Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
AIRCRAFT--BRITISH--ANSON--STATIONARY
AIRCRAFT--BRITISH--ANSON--TAXIING
AIRCRAFT--BRITISH--SPITFIRES--A. FORMATIONS
AIRCRAFT--BRITISH--SPITFIRES--TAXIING
AIRCRAFT--C-47--LOADING
AIRCRAFT--C-47--STATIONARY
AIRCRAFT--C-47--UNLOADING
AIRCRAFT--L-5--A. SINGLE
AIRCRAFT--L-5--COVERS
AIRCRAFT--L-5--LANDING
AIRCRAFT--L-5--MAINTENANCE
AIRCRAFT--L-5--STATIONARY
AIRCRAFT--L-5--TAKING OFF
AIRCRAFT--L-5--TAXIING
AIRCRAFT--NAMES--JEANNE
AIRCRAFT--P-47--STATIONARY
AMMUNITION BOXES
Air pilots
Ambulances
BOMB--CRATERS
Blasting
CAMOUFLAGE--AIRCRAFT
CHERBOURG--FRANCE
CHOPPING
CITIES--CHERBOURG
CLEARING
CREW--FLYING PERSONNEL
CREW--GROUND
Communications
EMPLACEMENTS
Engineers
Explosions
Explosives
HOSPITALS--FIELD
Harbors
JEEPS--LOADING
JUNGLE
MACHINE GUNS--FIRING
Mess halls
NEGROES--ENLISTED MEN
RADIO--EQUIPMENT--REPAIR
RED CROSS--FLAGS
Radio
SALVAGE--AIRCRAFT--PARTS
STRETCHER BEARERS
Smoke
TRUCKS--LOADING
Trees
WOUNDED--AIR EVACUATION
WOUNDED--STRETCHER CASES

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

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