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The Last Bomb B-29 Bombers Attack Japan Reel-4

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keywords: WWII, Pacific Theater, B-29 Superfortress Bombers, P-51 Mustang Fighters, Strafing Japanese Ships, Mount Suribachi Iwo Jima, B-29 Emergency Landing, B-29 Ditching Into Ocean, Atomic Bomb Fat Man Explosion Over Nagasaki

Synopsis: With the capture of Saipan, Guam and Tinian the B-29 Superfortress Bombers of the 20th Air Force Group escorted by long-range P-51 fighter planes in a relentless bombing campaign of the Japanese Islands with scenes U.S. fighter aircraft strafing Japanese shipping, aerial view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, B-29 Superfortress Bomber making emergency landing on Iwo Jima, crippled B-29 Bomber ditching into the sea, exhausted B-29 crew deplaning after completing a bombing mission over Japan, Atomic Bomb called the Fat Man dropped on Nagasaki and resulting nuclear explosion and more...(read more)

  • Date: 1940's
  • Duration: 00:07:48
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Color
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Pacific Theater

The Last Bomb B-29 Bombers Attack Japan Reel-4

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The Last Bomb: B-29 Bombers Attack Japan Reel-4

U.S. fighter strafing Japanese ship. CU formation of P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft. Aerial view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima. P-51s approach their base on Iwo Jima doing victory rolls before landing. P-51s land on Iwo Jiima. Damaged or crippled B-29s low on fuel follow the P-51s landing on Iwo Jima. Shows B-29 ditching in ocean, plane floating. B-29 makes belly landing and catches fire. Fire fighters battle burning B-29.

Shows exhausted crew of B-29 flying back to home base. B-29s land on Guam. Pilot's point of view (pov) from cockpit as B-29 lands and is parked. Crews deplane and talk with each other. Shows wreckage of crashed bomber and rescue of crew member.

By July 1945 “thousand plane missions” of B-29s was bombing Japan. Shows massive flight of B-29 Superfortress bombers. Image of single B-29 plane in flight. On August 9, 1945 the atomic bomb “Fat Man” was dropped over Nagasaki Japan by the Silverplate B-29 (Victor 77-“Bockscar”). Image of the atomic explosion and rising mushroom cloud from the atomic bomb “Fat Man”dropped over Nagasaki Japan, the Last Bomb dropped in WW2.

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U.S. fighter strafes Japanese ship, ship on fire


Formation of P-51 Mustang fighter planes


Aerial view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima


P-51 pilots do “victory roll” over Iwo Jima airfield


P-51s land on Iwo Jima followed by crippled B-29s


B-29 ditches in ocean, shows plane floating


B-29 makes “wheels up” belly landing and catches fire


Pilot's point of view (POV) from cockpit as B-29 lands and is parked


B-29 crash lands, burning wreckage of B-29 that crashed landed


The last bomb dropped in WWII; Image of single B-29 in flight, atomic explosion and rising mushroom cloud from the atomic bomb “Fat Man” dropped over Nagasaki Japan ending WWII