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Mosquitos Airborne

A Video History of the De Havilland Mosquito

In 1944, Brian Harris, a navigator on the Squadron, obtained some 16mm colour cine film and took unique footage of Mosquitos on the ground and in the air. This film is now available to all as part of a video history of the Mosquito, produced by Brian Harris himself.

Photo of video Highlights include
  • Rare film of daylight attacks including the Amiens Prison raid
  • The colour film mentioned above of 627 Squadron at Woodhall Spa
  • Camera gun film shot by Polish Mosquito Squadrons
  • The Queen Mother's visit to the Mosquito Aircraft Museum
  • Group Captain J. R. Goodman. DFC* AFC explaining 627 Squadron's low level marking technique
  • Atlantic crossing to an American Museum in 1988 by Mosquito B35 RS712
Black and white / colour. Running time 55 minutes.
Copies are available at 14.95 (inc UK p&p) from:

Brian E. B. Harris. DFC,
Dibdene,
Shamley Green,
Guildford,
Surrey, GU5 0UA

Please make cheques payable to B E B Harris or e-mail us for details of overseas postage rates or NTSC version.
Still from video
You can view the Video at :

Mosquitos Airborne

A still from Mosquitos Airborne

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