Target for tonight

United Kingdom, 1941

Film
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A dramatic reconstruction of a bombing raid by Britain’s Royal Air Force on a German base in 1941. Covers the preliminary planning beginning with aerial photographic reconnaissance of the objective, preparations and the attack itself.

Credits

production company

Crown Film Unit

director
Duration

00:49:32:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1941

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010600

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War - Historical perspectives

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Germany

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Great Britain

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

History → Historical re-enactments

History → History

History → War - Historical perspectives

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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