Production of the B-29 bomber / U.S. Army Air Forces (1945)
Some fascinating assembly line footage covering the process of
manufacturing a B-29 from the workers and raw materials arriving at the
factory to its first combat flight.
Witness the unveiling of the B-29 Superfortress, one of the most advanced
bomber planes in history.
Official War Film from the Army Air Forces. 1945, 16.51 minutes
B-29 Superfortress in operation (1945)
WWII B-29's In Operation: South-East Asia.
A film short depicting the B-29 in service while first based in
China. Those familiar with the history of the B-29 can certainly appreciate
this part of the struggle that made Superfortress a household name.
Rare footage originally filmed by USAF Army Pictorial Service in 1944 / 45, 3:09 minutes
The Rear Gunner - US Army Air Forces (1943)
WWII recruiting film. "Rear Gunner" is one of the best examples of how
Hollywood pitched in and worked to boost morale and also recruit men into
It is interesting to get a glimpse of just what a rear gunner did and how he
learned to do it. A seldom seen look inside an actual World War II bomber gunnery
school. US Army Air Forces - 1943, 25:38 minutes