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Title:RAF OPERATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE DIEPPE RAID [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ARY 17-6
Summary: General scenes of activity in support of the Dieppe Raid.
Description: In the first instance aircrews are seen emerging from the briefing/dispersal hut into the morning darkness. There follows a good sequence of Bostons lining up and taxiing. Also Bostons flying over and being refuelled and landing. After this (and a sequence suffering from double-exposure), there are good shots of general activities around Spitfires of the American 309th Fighter Squadron.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production sponsor)
RAF Film Production Unit (Production company)
Waxman, Harry1912-04-031984-12-24 (Production individual)
Towler (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Kelly, Graham White "Skeets"19131970Second World War cameraman (RAF Film Production Unit); later an accomplished film cameraman. Killed shooting aerial footage for the film Zeppelin in 1970. (Production individual)
Gallai-Hatchard, Donald Nevill (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: United States Army Air Force, 309th Fighter Squadron (regiment/service)
United States Army Air Force, 31st Fighter Group (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force, Sqdn 88 (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, British - combat: Supermarine Spitfire & [United States] (object name)
aircraft, United States - combat: Douglas Boston & [British] (object name)
aircraft, British - combat: Hawker Hurricane (object name)
GB, England & Westhampnett, Sussex <RAF Station> (geography)
GB, England & Ford, Sussex <RAF Station> (geography)