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Title:RAF OPERATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE DIEPPE RAID [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ARY 17-18
Summary: Air operations in support of the Dieppe Raid.
Description: The first views are of the fighter escort at a distance from the camera aircraft and of ships on the sea below. Thereafter one sees more shots of the visit by the AOC, Station Commander and Squadron Leader outside the Dispersal Hut at Ford. Repeated shots of crews entering aircraft are followed by good close ups of the Boston 'nose art'. These include a cupid with Churchill's head holding a tommy gun, A 'Dumbo' elephant wearing an Australian flag athletics vest throwing a bomb and a lady brandishing a sword. Ground crews watch as fleets of aircraft fly over. Shots are repeated of the camera crews entering their aircraft.