The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress is a 1944 documentary film which provides an account of the final mission of the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. In May 1943 it became the third U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to complete 25 missions over Europe, but the first to return to the United States.
- The crew of the Memphis Belle
- Gail Kubik
- William Wyler
- Jerome Chodorov, Lester Koenig, William Wyler
The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress: Directed by William Wyler. With Stanley Wray, Robert Morgan, James A. Verinis, Robert J. Hanson. A documentary on the 25th bombing mission of the Memphis Belle, a B-17 in the US 8th Air Force.
6 de abr. de 2020 · The reason for “Memphis Belle” being a legend? Belle was one of the first heavy bomber aircraft to complete 25 missions with its crew intact, and successfully return to the United States. A...
24 de mar. de 2011 · Documentary: On the Memphis Belle a Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, the first American bomber and crew to complete twenty-five missions over enemy territory in World War II. Highlights the mission to Wilhelmshaven: ground crew duties, flight crew briefing, and the elaborate plan of coordinated raids intended to fool the enemy, flak and ...
Continue reading Screening of “The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress” on May 1 “A Flight In Time” Bob Campbell’s fascinating documentary on the 50-year history of the Memphis Belle is now available to watch online.
31 de dic. de 2014 · This film is a war documentary produced by one of the "Hollywood Colonels," William Wyler, who joined the Air Force Film unit and recorded the sights and sounds of the last mission of a B-17 bomber known as the Memphis Belle, named after the girlfriend of the pilot.
For more information and to download this film, please visit https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00009301/ Many big Hollywood directors saw active duty in World War...
- 40 min
- Library of Congress