Kampen om tungtvannet (1948)
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French title : La bataille de l'eau lourde
Frédéric Joliot-Curie (Himself, Professor at Collège de France)
Jens A. Poulsson (Himself, Ensign)
Johannes Eckhoff (Knut Haugland, Ensign)
Arne Kjelstrup (Himself, Sergeant)
A factual reconstruction of the sabotage events which took place to prevent Hitler's Germany in getting the heavy water needed to make an atomic bomb during WW2.
- 1 Amiot AAC 1 Toucan
- 2 Caudron C.445/3 Goéland
- 3 Messerschmitt Bf 110 G
- 4 Unidentified Aircraft
- 5 Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka
- 6 Dornier Do 17 Z
- 7 Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
- 8 Savoia Marchetti SM.79
- 9 Heinkel He 111 H
- 10 Unidentified Aircraft
- 11 Vickers 416 Wellington
- 12 Douglas C-47
- 13 Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitley
- 14 Airspeed AS.51 Horsa I
- 15 Handley Page Halifax
- 16 Short S.29 Stirling
- 17 Unidentified Aircraft
- 18 Douglas DC-3
- 19 Barrage balloon
- 20 Boeing B-29 Superfortress
- 21 Fieseler Fi 103
- 22 Arado Ar 196
- 23 Unidentified Aircraft
- 24 Junkers Ju 88
- 25 Unidentified Cockpit Aircraft
- 26 See also
One of the 400 built after WW2 for the French Air Force.
With the AAC 1 Toucan on the left.
Acting as a british transport, the next one wears a false registration (G-AFDX).
Shot probably used again in Les carabiniers.
Perhaps a Supermarine Spitfire.
This shot from the end of the movie.
A Dornier Do 17 Z forward gunner is firing.
Same archive of aircraft in other film at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
During a short scene, a four engine flies low over the frozen sea. Fw 200 or C-54 ?
Probably a Handley Page H.P.52 Hampden.
Jump ! Commandos react when light turns green.
Several are seen towed by the next two bomber types.
Probably a upper wing three engine burning. The three blade propelers and engine cowlings are probably a late aircraft of this formula (Savoia Marchetti ?).
Sorry for the poor quality of this creenshot. At left, in the distance, a Douglas DC-3. At right, a Lockheed model 10 or 14.
Waterborne (RAF type M ?).
Perhaps two Messerschmitt 210/410 in the distance. The wing on the foreground is part of another type of aircraft.