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Description: Aircrews of 40 Squadron reach their Blenheim IVs by truck and prepare for take off. Blenheims have sirens. Corporal George Reddy. Indoors crews are briefed over map for raid on Bremen and Wilhelmshaven [although squadron was attacking Channel ports]. Bomb trolley heads towards Blenheims, then seen in flight over mudflats (East Anglia ?) and summer country. (Based at Wyton from December 1939 to November 1940.)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 781 ft; Running time: 8 mins
Notes: Identifications by Wing Commander Jo C Stevenson when viewing film in Oct 1999 (thanks to David Gunby).
Production: part of a collection of unedited film shot by official cameramen on behalf of the Royal Air Force as a record of RAF activity before the formation of the RAF Film Production Unit in September 1941