Reel

Bombs Falling from B-29 Bombers (COLOR WWII Footage)

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
500782_1_1
No
Asia
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1944  (Actual Year)
Color
01:28:50 - 01:33:12
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1497
HFR-DFS-16-032
N/A
Master 1497 - Tape 1 Excellent extreme high angle aerial shots of dumb bombs falling from belly of U.S. B-29 bomber in flight, exploding in densely forested area in Asia. Rear view MSs bombardier viewing through scope at turret, waving. Air to air shots B-29 Superfortress bombers in flight, dropping large amounts of bombs. Great high angle aerial shots bombs falling, disappearing however briefly among the clouds. More air to air shots B-29 bombers dropping bombs. Excellent high angle aerial shots numerous dumb bombs falling through sky, hurtling toward serene blue ocean below; second shot eventually reveals coastline, bombs falling & exploding on coastal town. Nice high angle aerial shots of anti-aircraft artillery fire exploding near plane (cam) flying over smoky town. Aerial shot of explosions on developed area (bombing). Air to air shots large plumes of smoke. Air to air shots of B-29 Superfortress bomber in flight over mountains -- note the turning top-mounted gun turret near the cockpit. Air to air shots of gun turrets below fuselage.