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.
Stephan Eichenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Fly and Fight with the Crew on an Actual Bombing Mission Over Germany!
Did You Know?
Pilot Robert Morgan
named the aircraft after his girlfriend at the time, Margaret Polk, of Memphis, TN. Morgan chose the nose artwork from a 1941 illustration in "Esquire" magazine by famous pin-up artist George Petty
. She is wearing a blue outfit on the port (left) side of the aircraft and a red one on the starboard (right) side. 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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