1975 Cat no. 139135
Nostalgic Visit To WW2 Airfields
1975, Duxford (Cambridgeshire)
The American film star and actor James Stewart also had a noted military career. As a pilot in the US 8th Air Force he was stationed during WW2 at Tibenham and Buckenham in Norfolk, flying B-24 bombers on missions over Nazi-occupied Europe. Here he and fellow USAF veterans revisit some East Anglian airfields.
Cat no. 139135
1976 Cat no. 11012
Annual Bombing And Navigation Contest Between British And American Crews
1976, Marham (Norfolk)
Wing Commander Lomas of the RAF and Lt Hinton of the USAF each claim their respective crew has superior skills and is sure to win this annual ‘friendly’ competition.
Cat no. 11012
1978 Cat no. 216612
Controversy Over Expansion Of USAF Bases
Eldon Griffiths, MP for Bury St Edmunds, says the build-up of American forces in the region is necessary while the Soviet Union threatens Britain.
Cat no. 216612
colour, sound and mute
1980 Cat no. 11082
B-29 Super Fortress Bomber Arrives At Duxford
1980, Duxford (Cambridgeshire)
Thanks to parts borrowed from all over the world, a derelict WW2 bomber donated by the US Air Force has been temporarily brought back to life and flown to the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.
Cat no. 11082