Train Busters

Train Busters

| 13 min

This short film depicts the strength and resources of the Royal Canadian Air Force, with its 32 overseas squadrons. It includes footage that explains the Allied air strategy of hitting the German army's nerve centres and features Canadian airplanes destroying a German munitions train.

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  • director
    Sydney Newman
  • producer
    Raymond Spottiswoode
  • narrator
    Lorne Greene
  • music
    Lucio Agostini

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    The train busting scenes are rather amusing - the pilots take off in Mustangs, then attack the train with Hurricanes. The railway scenes are a mishmash of Canadian, British and European trains - open Canadian gondola cars with "German" troops, situated right behind box cars!

    None, 30 Jan 2019

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