After fifty-five years in the Royal Air Force, with twenty-four years of operational service including participation in the Falklands War in 1982, the last Vulcan XH558 in flying condition in the world has just completed its last sortie with Tornados..Accompanied by 12 Squadron Tornado GR.4s to pay their last tribute, also flew over International Bomber Command Centre, Lincolnshire, which is a museum where Second World War bombers are displayed , and where it will soon reside.
Night Bombers' (1944, 1981) - Rare colour footage of a WW2 operational RAF station, the planning, preparation, Berlin bombing raid, debrief etc. Filmed by the station commander as a training aid and after the war compiled and narrated into a documentary. [59:18]
Why A German Pilot Escorted An American Bomber To Safety During World War II
Once in a while, you hear an old war story that restores your faith in humanity. Usually it involves a moment of quiet in the midst of chaos; some singing or the sharing of a few condiments. But how many of them take place in mid air?