4th 56th Fighter Group P-47 P-51 WWII ETO DVD contains World War II era films that focus in on fighter ace Capt. Don Gentile as well as the P-51 and P-47 missions flown by these two fighter groups in the European Theater of Operations.
Film #1 - 4th Fighter Group - April 8, 1944, Debden, England: Captain Don Gentile returns from a mission and talks from the cockpit with his wingman, John T. Godfrey, about the 3 German planes he has shot down. He is then interviewed by a female reporter. April 11, 1944, Debden England: General Eisenhower decorates Captain Gentile and Colonel Blakeslee with Distinguished Service Crosses and praises them. General Eisenhower then takes a P-38 ride. Run time of 11 minutes - sound and silent.
Film #2 - Gentile Air Force Depot 1951 - Eloquent dedication speech about Captain Don Gentile, killed several months ago in the crash of a jet trainer, by Congressman Bender of Ohio. Run time of 9 minutes - sound.
Film #3 - 56th Fighter Group - Ramrod to Emden - Boxted, England 1943: After mission briefings and preparations, the group's P-47 Thunderbolts escort the heavy bombers to Emden, Germany and back. Includes gun camera footage. Run time of 35 minutes - sound.
Total run time for 4th 56th Fighter Group P-47 P-51 WWII ETO DVD is about 55 minutes in B&W. Format is NTSC DVD.