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.
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Did You Know?
While the film purportedly chronicles the first American heavy bomber to complete 25 missions in WWII, that distinction actually belongs to the B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Hot Stuff." It completed its 25th mission on 2/7/43. The first B-17 to complete 25 missions was "Delta Rebel II" on 5/1/43. "Memphis Belle" completed its 25th mission on 5/19/43, nearly 3-1/2 months after "Hot Stuff." See more
The narrator claims that Britain was last conquered more than a thousand years ago. The latest conquest of Britain was in 1066, 878 years before the film was released. See more
All aerial combat film was exposed during air battles over enemy territory See more
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