Air War: Axis vs. Allies (2008)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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An institution founded expressly to keep current and future generations informed of America's rich military history, Washington, D.C.'s National Combat History Archive amasses and disseminates personal chronicles from veterans, military-themed film, and vintage archival photographs thematically related to combat. This program presents a compilation of some of the rarest materials in the said collection, all related thematically to the air battles between the Axis and Allies of the Second World War. Components include: -a documentary, "WWII Advances in Technology," detailing and depicting the technological advancements made during World War II; the 45th installment of the Army Air Forces Weekly Digest, on the job of the pilot as it pertains to bombing runs; a short documentary entitled "B-25 Low-Level Strafing," with footage of B-25 fighter jets attacking such domestic targets as bridges and railyards; a combination of Luftwaffe footage culled from the Nazis and long-thought lost, including footage of Luftwaffe pilots undergoing training; and much more.

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archives, fighter-jet, fighter-pilot, institution, war