Memphis Belle Schweinfurt-Regensburg Raids Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

This two part action packed documentary begins with the full color story of the First U. S Army Air Force -Boeing B017 and crew to complete 25 missions over Europe in World War II. You will go with them on the last mission on Ju…

This two part action packed documentary begins with the full color story of the First U. S Army Air Force -Boeing B017 and crew to complete 25 missions over Europe in World War II. You will go with them on the last mission on June 9th, 1943, with all the air action dreamed possible as German ME-109’s and FW-190’s tear apart the high flying B-17’s over Germany. In part two you will go with the Might Eight Air Force as they bomb Schweinfurt ball bearings factories and the fighter aircraft production facilities at Regensburg. This was an air battle with few equals in World War II. The Eight Air Force lost 60 B-17’s and over 600 crewman in a raid that almost end’s daylight bombing for the U. S. Army Air Force over Europe. You’ll see all the German Air Force had to offer in their attempt to stop Col. Lemay’s bomber destruction of vital targets. Exciting air action actually recorded on target. 60 Minutes

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