Monday, 27 January 2020

Guns, Camera, Action!




I found this the other day, which is worth a look and incidentally includes three gun camera films taken by 129 Squadron pilots only a few days before the date of my Bag the Hun scenario in March 1942. The three pilots concerned were all participants in the dogfight over Le Havre on the 26th March 1942, namely Squadron Leader Thomas, Pilot Officer Bush and Flight Lieutenant Ingham, all of whom are seen engaging Bf-109's on the 14th March. If you fast forward to 8.35 using the frames tab, you will catch them in action, although the clips are very short giving full meaning to the Bag the Hun fire categories of short burst or squeeze!

https://film.iwmcollections.org.uk/record/4638

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