1st Fighter Group World War Two (WW2) P-38 Videos


Preflight, taxi, takeoff, joinup, and strafing missions (gun camera footage)

Based in Lake Lessina, Italy, March 1945


P-38 Ground Operations
P-38 Takeoffs
P-38 Gun Footage - 12 March 1945 strafing railways in Austria
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Preflight with dog mascot - 1MB - okay quality
P-38 takeoff single - 1.1MB -good quality
Lt Crowl - 3.9MB - good quality (94th) - 2 Apr 1945 - Bavaria?
Arrival at P-38 - 1.2MB - good quality
P-38 formation takeoffs - 3.4MB -good quality
Lt Grace - 3.4MB -excellent quality; Zeltweg to Sankt Lorenzen, Austria
Climbing into the P-38 - 1.6MB - overexposed
P-38 joinup after takeoff - 0.4MB -good quality
Lt Greene -1.4MB -ok quality; Zeltweg to Sanktt Lorenzen, Austria
Strapping into the P-38 - 3.4MB - overexposed
 
Lt Huntington - 0.8MB -good quality; St Lorenzen to 8 miles north of Klagenfurt, Austria
P-38 engine_start - 1.4 MB - okay quality
 
Lt Marsh - 2.3MB -ex quality; St Lorenzen to 8 miles north of Klagenfurt, Austria
P-38s_taxiing - 1.4 MB - overexposed
 
Unknown pilot - 0.6MB -good quality
P-38s taxiing - closeups - 1.8MB - okay quality
 
Capt Chateau - 2MB -excellent quality; Bruck to Zeltweg, Austria
P-38s taxiing - rear view- 1.4MB - grainy quality
 
Lt Kohlman - 2.3MB -ok/good quality; St Lorenzen to 8 mi N of Klagenfurt, Austria
   
Lt Manning - 0.9MB -excellent quality; Bruck to Zeltweg, Austria
   
Capt Wilson - 1.4MB -very good quality; Zeltweg to St Lorenzen, Austria

Videos courtesy of Carl Hagen and Jim Graham, 71st FS
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