98th BG98th Bombardment Group
Enjoy the history of the 98th Bombardment Group in World War II with this discovered archival film footage. The first footage is in 1942 where the 98th setup their first bases. Watch as the men fight in the African Campaign with targets from Egypt to Tunisia. Then view targets across the Mediterranean Sea. View some rare color footage of the famous Ploesti Mission of August 1, 1943. View activities and missions from bases on the Foggia Plain. Get a look at the men in many award ceremonies.
Identified B-24 Liberator aircraft are seen on the ground and in the air at their various bases and the viewer gets a unique look and visual record of the 98th Bombardment Group men in action during World War II.
In constructing this film on the 98th Bombardment Group, we have watched hundreds of hours of film footage. We have utilized a variety of sources for research. What has remained is identified footage. We present this material without any narration (sound) added. Footage contained has not been enhanced in any way; some may be over exposed, other clips dark and even items may not have ideal focus. Nevertheless, we want to present the most comprehensive record of this group on film.
The footage in this movie contains film of the 98th when they were assigned to the 9th AF and 15th AF.
67 Chapters of material make up this historic dvd.
These are not documentary WWII movies, they are not Hollywood produced films but the raw original footage taken by the photographers of the Army Air Forces Combat Camera Units. Much of the footage was digitized from 16mm and 35mm film reels.
355 total minutes (6 hours !) of black and white film footage. The majority of the footage is silent, however there is some unique sound with acrew interview and briefing. Also, see results of the air war with a film that includes captured German footage showing the results of the bombardment of Ploesti, Rumania by the Allies.
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