Documentary about the 25th and last bombing mission of a B17, the "Memphis Belle". The "Memphis Belle" took part in a great bombing raid on sub-pens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany. On their way ...
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Documentary about the 25th and last bombing mission of a B17, the "Memphis Belle". The "Memphis Belle" took part in a great bombing raid on sub-pens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany. On their way they encounterd heavy AA fire and interceptors. Written by
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At the very beginning of the scene where the King and Queen are shown driving towards the waiting crew there is a British Horsa glider in the background. The Pilot of the Horsa was Sgt Brian Vincent accompanied by, S/Sgt Bert Harget. They had been forced to make an emergency landing during a cross country training exercise when the tug developed an engine fault. They were made very welcome by the Americans and their Glider was placed at the end of the line of "Forts". The details are still there in Bert's Flying Log. See more »
All aerial combat film was exposed during air battles over enemy territory See more »
To really appreciate this documentary, one must also read "The man who flew the Memphis Belle", written by Bob Morgan the pilot of the memphis Belle, and find out what it was like to be over there. Not only did Morgan and his crew complete 25 missions over Germany with the Eight Air Force, but after a bond tour in the US, he then went to the Pacific theater where he completed 26 missions flying B-29s over Japan.
Thanks to Morgan, and men like him, we are free to see any movies we want, and give our opinions freely and in English, not German.
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