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War in the Air: 13: Eastern Victory

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A series of thirteen BBC television films telling the story of air power during the years 1935-1946, and how it brought about the defeat of the Axis Powers in the greatest conflict in history.

This last film in the present series of transmissions covers air operations in Burma and the Pacific during the last years of the war against Japan, and ends with the birth of the United Nations.
Written and produced by John Elliot.

Commentary spoken by Robert Harris, James Drake, Guy Kingsley Poynter
(This series of films made by the BBC Film Unit was first shown in 1954.)

Contributors

Writer/Producer: John Elliot
Service Adviser: Sir Philip Joubert K.C.B., C.M.G.. D.S.O.
Narrator: Robert Harris
Narrator: James Drake
Narrator: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Title Music: Sir Arthur Bliss
Film Music: William Alwyn
Film Music: Clifton Parker
Series Director: Philip Dorte

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War in the Air: 13: Eastern Victory

BBC Television, 29 March 1958 23.15






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