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Target For Tonight [Reel 2]

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Description Presents a fictional reenactment of an actual air raid on Berlin by the Bomber Command of the British Royal Air Force. Aerial photographs disclose the objective to be raided. Then staff planning, routine preparations, and the tension of the evening take-off are shown. Follows a big Wellington bomber through its bombing of the target, engine trouble, the wounding of its wireless operator, and finally its report back to headquarters.  To view reel one of this two reel film, see: Target for Tonight [Reel 1]
Creator Harry Watt: director
Great Britain. Crown Film Unit
Contributor Royal Air Force Central Band: music; Jonah Jones: photography; E. Catford: photography; Ken Cameron: sound; S. McAllister: film editor
Relation Target for Tonight [Reel 1]
Date Issued 1941
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 19:30
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.K.
Geographic Coverage RAF Mildenhall, England