Aviation At War: B17 Fortress Of The Sky In World War 2

  |  Buy to Own: 16/05/2005
  |  50 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Documentary looking at the history of the American B17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber during the Second World War, focusing in particular on the first raid made by the USAAF on Nazi Germany on 17th August 1943. Operating in daylight, the bomber fleet braved heavy anti-aircraft defence to attack the Messerschmitt factory at Regensburg.