By John Lowe

206 Squadron: Coastal Command - Video Footage | John Lowe

VIDEO FOOTAGE
(Last updated: 01.04.11)
I found a number of interesting videos hosted on YouTube and British Pathe that have links to Ken's and 206 Squadron's history, here are a selection covering the following subjects:
  • Coastal Command
  • Benbecula
  • The Azores
  • Lockheed Hudson's
  • Flying Fortresses
The videos listed as links are hosted on the British Pathe website


Coastal Command

History of the command

(10 mins)


Benbecula
Post war footage of Benbecula including shots of the original airfield and building.


The Azores
Footage of the allies setting up the airfield and base in the Azores in 1943.


Lockheed Hudson
A number of videos that include shots of Hudsons, the first 2 links have 'VX' marked Hudsons making them 206 Squadron aircraft.
History of the Hudson
(4 mins 21 secs)

Returning from an operation
(30 secs)

In flight
(51 secs)

Landing
(25 secs)


Flying Fortress
History of the Flying Fortress
(10 mins 42 secs)

Aircrew survivor story
(9 mins 2 secs)

First operational flight of a B-17C
(1 min 34 secs)