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

director

Harry Watt

production company

Crown Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:49:32:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29233

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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