The 303rd Bomb Group B-17 ETO 8th Air Force WWII DVD contains (8) color and B&W World War II era films that focus in on the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber of the U.S. 8th Air Force in the European Theater of Operations.
Film #1 - Kellogg Field to Molesworth Air Base, England 1942 - The original "Hell's Angels" and their new B-17s depart the USA for the UK. Written by 2nd Lt. John E. Castle in 1944. Run time of 20 minutes in color.
Film #2 - Mission to Lorient, France - On 23 January 1943, the 303rd bombs the port area and U-Boat pens. Written by 2nd Lt. John E. Castle. Run time of 15 minutes.
Film #3 - Mission to Paris, France - On 14 July 1943, the 303rd bombs Villacoublay Airdrome. Run time of 6 minutes in color.
Film #4 - 50th Mission of Knock-Out Dropper - On 16 November 1943, the first B-17 in the 8th Air Force to achieve this distinction. Run time of 10 minutes.
Film #5 - 8th Air Force Review - In 1944 with a run time of 18 minutes.
Film #6 - Color Outtakes - Features color outtakes of 303rd Bomb Group footage compiled from various sources. Run time of 25 minutes in color and B+W.
Film #7 - V-E Day Molesworth and London - Molesworth parade, London street scenes, Buckingham Palace and the Royal Family. Run time of 4 minutes in color.
Film #8 - England Ten years Later - In 1954, an American and an Englishman tour the deserted Molesworth Airbase, not used since the end of the war. Run time of 6 minutes.
Total run time for The 303rd Bomb Group B-17 ETO 8th Air Force WWII DVD is about 1 hour, 44 minutes. Format is NTSC DVD.