British War Aircraft Through The Ages (1910-1949) | War Archives

  • Description

    Watch The British Royal Air Force in action set against excerpts from Winston Churchill's "Never before..." speech. This reel shows RAF personnel during the war years and footage of a "women only" building where female mechanics work on an aircraft. Planes shown include Spitfires, Hurricanes, Lancaster Bombers, Meteor, The Canberra and Fairy Delta. #BritishPathé #History #Airplanes #Spitfire #LancasterBombers License this Film: Subscribe to the British Pathé War Archives YT Channel: Subscribe to the British Pathé Vintage Fashions YT Channel: Subscribe to the British Pathé Sporting History YT Channel: BRITISH PATHÉ'S STORY Before television, people came to movie theatres to watch the news. British Pathé was at the forefront of cinematic journalism, blending information with entertainment to popular effect. Over the course of a century, it documented everything from major armed conflicts and seismic political crises to the curious hobbies and eccentric lives of ordinary people. If it happened, British Pathé filmed it. Now considered to be the finest newsreel archive in the world, British Pathé is a treasure trove of 85,000 films unrivalled in their historical and cultural significance.
  • Owner

    War Archives
  • Source

    War Archives - British Pathe (Youtube)
  • License

    What does this mean? Standard Youtube License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Last modified: 5 years, 5 months ago
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