Mystères d'archives (TV Series)

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Mystères d'archives DVD covers.

TV series (2009 / 2011 / 2013 / 2015 / 2017 / 2018 / 2020 / 2021)
German title : Verschollene Filmschätze
English title : Archive Mysteries

Actors of the real events, depending the subject of each episode.

Based on then "news" footage, each episode is a recall of an event, mainly how it has been reported and sometimes which could be its origins or its consequences. But always through the camera ...

Season One

Episode One

1927. Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic.

Unidentified Aircraft

Alcock and Brown are the very first to cross the Atlantic in 1919; here they are handling a model of a unspecified aircraft.

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Vikers F.B.27A Vimy II

Vickers Vimy of Alcock and Brown hardly landed in irish marsh.

Morane-Saulnier AI Master

Charles Nungesser and one of his private aircraft.

F-NUNG, Morane-Saulnier A-I Master, C/N: 01.

Breguet 14

François Coli who was the navigator of Charles Nungesser in their unsuccessfull trial to cross the Atlantic ocean, few days before Lindbergh's one.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

A wartime footage in front of a Breguet XIV.

Dewoitine D.1 Ter

Reg. F-AHAZ Dewoitine D.1 Ter c/n 111.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

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Lioré et Olivier LeO 21 & Farman F.60 Goliath

Seen at the first rank at Aéroport de Paris-Le Bourget in 1926 or 1927, both are are used by Air Union.

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Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis

Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).
Aéroport de Paris-Le Bourget.

Ryan NYP "Spirit of St Louis", reg. N-X-211.
Ryan NYP "Spirit of St Louis", reg. N-X-211.
Ryan NYP "Spirit of St Louis", reg. N-X-211.
Ryan NYP "Spirit of St Louis", reg. N-X-211.

Farman F120 Jabiru

Just before taking off for Brussel, the Ryan is rolled out from the hangar where it spent the night alongside with a Farman F120 at Aéroport de Paris-Le Bourget.

Right wing and right engine of a Farman F120 Jabiru.

Curtiss JN Jenny

One Jenny used by Phil Jersey Ringel in 1921.
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This one is own by california barnstormer Earl S. Daugherty. Note the cameraman in front of the tail.

Episode Two

1944. De Gaulle in Free Paris.
Only in the far background, a light observation plane overflies the Arc de Triomphe ceremony. Due to the condition of light, it's just a shadow invisible on the screenshot.
On that day, it could be a light observation plane of the US Army or a Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (as two of them have been captured by French Underground and wearing two 'P' miroring letters (for 'Prefecture de Police')).

Episode Three

1934. Killing of the king of Yugoslavia.
No aircraft.

Episode Four

1910. Buffalo Bill.
No aircraft.

Episode Five

1963. Funeral of J. F. Kennedy.

Boeing VC-137C Air Force One

Same aircraft seen in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

SAM 26000, Boeing VC-137C Air Force One
SAM 26000, Boeing VC-137C Air Force One

Sikorsky VH-3A Sea King

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Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

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Episode Six

1946. Nuclear trials at Bikini.
Look Mysteres d'archives: 1946, Essais Atomiques a Bikini for the numerous planes seen in this episode.

Episode Seven

1937. Crash du Hindenburg.
Look the former page at Mysteres d'archives: 1937 crash du Hindenburg to discover the eight types of aircraft or dirigible seen in this episode.

Episode Eight

1954. Marilyn Monroe in Korea.

Bell OH-13 Sioux

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Boeing 377 Stratocruiser

Boeing 377 Stratocruiser of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

Sikorsky H-19C

Sikorsky H-19C, 51-14246.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

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Douglas C-54A Skymaster

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North American L-17A Navion

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Episode Nine

1955. Drama at Le Mans.

Bristol 170 Mk 21 Freighter

Four days before the race, a racing car enthusiast is the witness (through his camera) of the unloading of the Jaguar team.

Bristol 170 Mk 21 of Silver City Airways.
Bristol 170 Mk 21 of Silver City Airways.
Bristol 170 Mk 21 of Silver City Airways.
Bristol 170 Mk 21 of Silver City Airways.
Bristol 170 Mk 21 of Silver City Airways.
Bristol 170 Mk 21 of Silver City Airways.

Episode Ten

1969. Live from the Moon.

General Dynamics/Convair SM-65 Atlas

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Boeing-Douglas-North American Saturn V Apollo 11

Same rocket in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Rockets, Missiles & Space Capsules).

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Mittlewerk EWM A4 Vergeltungswaffe V-2

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Grumman Lunar Module

Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Rockets, Missiles & Space Capsules).

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Season Two

Episode One

1953. Coronation of Elisabeth II.
No aircraft.

Episode Two

1936. Lindbergh's child kidnaping.

Lockheed 8C Sirius

Registration NR211, serial no. 140 produced for Charles Lindbergh.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

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Episode Three

1978. Khmer Rouge.

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

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Cessna A-37B Dragonfly

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Douglas C-47

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Antonov An-24RV

December 1977, one of the very few official visit during the Khmer Rouge years : Prince Souphanouvong from Laos.

Antonov An-24RV of Lao Aviation.
Antonov An-24RV of Lao Aviation.

Episode Four

1959. Tour de France.

Aérospatiale SA 316B Alouette II

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Bell 47G

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Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil

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Episode Five

1989. Tiananmen Square.

Ilyushin Il-62M

Arrival of Mikhail Gorbachev at Beijin on 15 may 1989.

Ilyushin Il-62M of Aeroflot-Soviet Airlines.

Tupolev Tu-114

Khrushchev visits Beijing in 1958. Registration CCCP-л5611 / SSSR-L5611, s/n 5611, currently stored in Monino museum.

Tupolev Tu-114 of Aeroflot.
Tupolev Tu-114 of Aeroflot.

Unidentified Aircraft

Behind the reporters, an unidentified jetliner which masks the tail of one of the HeavyLift aircarft.

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Episode Six

1956. Grace Kelly's wedding.

SNCASE SE.535 Mistral

SNCASE SE.535 Mistral reg. 5-WO and 5-OD of 5e Escadre de Chasse.
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SNCASO SO.1221 Djinn

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Episode Seven

1967. De Gaulle's journey in Québec

Lockheed L-188 Electra

Upper right corner, what seems to be a L-188 in the distance.

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Douglas DC-8-55

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Episode Eight

1963. JFK at Berlin.

Boeing VC-137C Air Force One

Same aircraft seen in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

SAM 26000, Boeing VC-137C Air Force One

Boeing 707

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Unidentified Aircraft

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Episode Nine

1971. Splendors of the Shah of Iran in Persepolis.

Agusta-Bell 212

In the beginning of this episode, two VIP Bell helicopter could be seen, in white and blue.

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Agusta-Bell 205

In the background, a military one and a red and white (civil ?) one.

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Episode Ten

1975. The Fall of Saigon.

Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stalion

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Sikorsky HRS-1

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Unidentified Aircraft

A french single engine aircraft firing a rocket salvo. It could be a Grumman (F6F or F8F or TBF Avenger) or a Curtiss Helldiver or a Vought F4U Corsair (AU-1 or F4U-7).

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Bell 204B

Registration N1306X.

Reg. N1306X Bell 204B of Air America.

Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Rotary-Wing).

Bell 204B of Air America.

Bell 205

Bell 205 of Air America.

Bell UH-1H

This one from the US Army

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Another one, this time of the VNAF.

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Boeing Vertol CH-46D Sea Knight

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Various Helicopters

From the upper left and clockwise : CH-46, UH-1, VNAF UH-1H, UH-1H all being off boarded.
The last one seen in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Rotary-Wing).

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Season Three

Episode One

2001. Burial of Massoud.

Mil Mi-17

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Episode Two

1897. President Felix Faure in Marseille.
No aircraft.

Episode Three

1945. Surrendering of the Japan aboard USS Missouri.

Mitsubishi G4M

In the days before the surrendering, some spokesmen of the Empire met american headquarter, flying an all white G4M with green crosses.

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Douglas C-54 Skymaster

Far left engine seen from the rear.

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress

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Vought F4U Corsair

Same shot in Episode One of Crusade in the Pacific: America at War.

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Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk

Under the crane, on the stern of the USS Missouri.

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Episode Four

1981. American hostages released by Iran.

McDonnell Douglas C-9A Nightingale

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Two aircraft were used to bring back the staff of the embassy.

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C-9A Nightingale, 71-0880 (cn 47538/665).

Unidentified Aircraft

As former president Jimmy Carter jumps down from the roof of a car, we guess an unidentified commuter.

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Boeing VC-137C

Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Boeing VC-137C "SAM 27000" was lent by the new president Ronald Reagan to his predecessor Jimmy Carter.

Sikorsky VH-3D

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Boeing C-137B Stratoliner

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Episode Five

1961. Gagarin, first man in space.

Convair F-102 Delta Dagger

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Ilyushin Il-18V

Yuri Gagarin's arrival at Moscow aboard Ilyushin Il-18V CCCP-75711 (c/n 189001802). The soviet film is in color (same shot in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing)), the B&W images are from western reporters.

Reg.CCCP-75711 Ilyushin Il-18V of Aeroflot.
Reg.CCCP-75711 Ilyushin Il-18V of Aeroflot.
Reg.CCCP-75711 Ilyushin Il-18V of Aeroflot.
Reg.CCCP-75711 Ilyushin Il-18V of Aeroflot.

Episode Six

1918. Celebrations of the Armistice.

Aircrafts and others german weapons set out in the courtyard of the Invalides (Paris).

Albatros C.VII

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Caudron GIV & SPAD S.VII

The tent houses the Spad VII (reg. S254), one of personal mount of the french air ace Georges Guynemer, fallen a year before.

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SPAD S.VII & Unidentified Aircraft

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Episode Seven

1977. The coronation of Emperor Bokassa.

Douglas DC-8-55

Douglas DC-8-55 of the Armée de l'Air.

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Episode Eight

1945. The opening of the concentration camps in Germany.

Messerschmitt Bf 110G

Behind the head of Gal Bradley, the masts of the radar and oil cooling of a night fighter variant.

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Stinson L-5 Sentinel

Ike, then Patton, incoming aboard L-5.

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Stinson L-5B Sentinel

General Bradley arrival but onboard an ambulance variant.

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Episode Nine

1945. Yalta Conference.

Avro 685 York I

Reg. LV633, baptised « Ascalon » and used by Winston Churchill.

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Douglas VC-54C Skymaster

A Douglas C-54A-5-DO Skymaster specially transformed for F.D. Roosevelt, here at his arrival in Crimea.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

VC-54C "Sacred Cow" (42-107451).
VC-54C "Sacred Cow" (42-107451).

Note the special squared window... and a C-47 / Li 2 in the distance.

VC-54C "Sacred Cow" (42-107451).

Douglas C-54B Skymaster

Various C-54 used by the USAAF...

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... and the RAF (probably C-54B (43-17126) EW999).

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Episode Ten

1936. The Berlin Olympics.

Unidentified Balloon

Trials for aerial camera which was not used.

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Season Four

Episode One

1940. Charlie Chaplin filming « The Great Dictator ».

Farman F.40

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Epsiode Two

1944. Inside the Maquis du Vercors.

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

25 June (or 14 July) 1944 : Daylight dropping of arms over the Vercors for the French Underground. Note how low are the Flying Fortresses and their low speed (landing gear down).

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Episode Three

1916. Pancho Villa dead or alive !
No aircraft.

Episode Four

1972. Richard Nixon in China.

Boeing VC-137 Air Force One

Registration 62-6000 already seen in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Ilyushin Il-18

Ilyushin Il-18 of the CAAC-Civil Aviation Administration of China.

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Episode Five

1939. Last shot of the Bagne of French Guyana.
No aircraft.

Episode Six

1948. Gandhi's funeral.

Cessna 120

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Avro 685 York I

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Episode Seven

1940. Eva Braun is filming Hitler.
No aircraft.

Episode Eight

1960. Fidel Castro at United Nations Organization.

Bristol 175 Britannia 318

Reg. CU-T671 Bristol 175 Britannia 318 (c/n 13515) of Cubana de Aviación.

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Ilyushin Il-18

Ilyushin Il-18 of Aeroflot.

Episode Nine

1941. Attack on Pearl Harbor

Curtiss P-40B Warhawk

At least seven Curtiss P-40B Warhawks are visible in this spot.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Boeing B-17C Flying Fortress

Boeing B-17C USAAF (United States Army Air Forces) s/n 40-2074 at Hickam Field (same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing)).

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North American B-25C Mitchell

Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Seen again 20 minutes later.

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Consolidated PBY Catalina

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Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Two tails split of their Catalaina's airframe in front of another one undamaged.

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Nakajima B5N

Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing) (not exactly this screenshot but next scenes [takeoff, B5Ns enroute]).

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Aichi D3A Val

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Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Mitsubishi A6M Zero

Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Douglas B-23 Dragon

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Used by John Ford during the filming of a movie dedicated to testimony ... and never broadcasted.
Same footage reused in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Vought OS2U Kingfisher

On the right edge.

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Unidentified Aircraft

Biplane in the foreground is probably an old Douglas BT-2 for instructional use.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

With a Douglas B-23 Dragon in the background.
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Curtiss P-36 Hawk

Used by John Ford to act as a Japanese bomber.

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Unidentified Aircraft

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Episode Ten

1967. The disaster of the "Torrey Canyon"

Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2

From the Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy).

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Gloster Javelin

From the Royal Air Force.

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Bell 47 Ranger

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Piasecki H-21 Banane volante

Piasecki H-21 Banane volante of the French Army (ALAT) coded ARA.

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Season Five

Episode One

1903 – Ellis Island.
No aircraft.

Episode Two

1998 – La victoire des Bleus.
No aircraft.

Episode Three

1965. Abu Simbel drew out of the water.
No aircraft.

Episode Four

1963. March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
No aircraft.

Episode Five

1997. Hong Kong back to the People's Republic of China.

Boeing 747-4J6

China Premier Li Peng coming in from Shenzhen with this Boeing of Air China.

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(in profile) President Jiang Zemin arriving at Hong Kong Kai Tak International Airport with another 747 of the same airline.

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Episode Six

1970. Isle of Wight Festival.
No aircraft.

Episode Seven

1972. Jane Fonda and Joan Baez in Hanoï.
No aircraft.

Episode Eight

1968. End of Prague Spring.

Antonov An-12

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Mil Mi-4

In the background.

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Tupolev Tu-134

Reg. CCCP-65619 / SSSR-65619 Tupolev Tu-134 c/n 8350401 of Aeroflot since 14th of June 1968 and eventually scrapped in 1982.
President Ludvík Svoboda arriving in Moscow, 25th of August 1968.

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Episode Nine

1990. Le triomphe de Mandela aux États-Unis.

Boeing 727-247

Boeing 727-247 fleet #547, registration N913TS, c/n 20250/781 of Trump Shuttle.

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Eurocopter AS350 AStar

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Unidentified Helicoper

In the distance a heavy transport helicopter leading three light utility helicopters.

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Gulfstream IV

Reg. N404?? Unidentified Gulfstream IV.

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Episode Ten

1980. La Marche pour la survie du Cambodge.
No aircraft.

Season Six

Episode One

1944 : Les images du jour J (D-Day images).

Supermarine Spitfire

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Douglas Boston Mk III

Douglas Boston Mk III OA-L RAF (Free French) Squadron 342 "Lorraine"

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Barrage balloon

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Douglas C-47A Skytrain

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Note the load under the fuselage.

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Waco CG-4A

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Episode Two

1930 : Le couronnement de l’empereur d’Éthiopie (The coronation of the emperor of Ethiopia).
No aircraft.

Episode Three

1970 : Les funérailles du président Nasser (the funeral of President Nasser).
First, arrival of the foreign dignitaries at Maṭār al-Qāhirah al-Dawlyy / Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA).

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Ilyushin Il-18V

Reg. 7T-VRA Ilyushin Il-18V c/n 181003402 / 034-02 of Algerian Air Force. Built in 1961 as CCCP-75764 (until December 1963). End of life in 1989 and followed by a Lockheed L-1011-500 Tristar with the same 7T-VRA registration.

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Unidentified Aircraft

Nightly arrival of Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin.

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Mil Mi-8

Coffin first ferried to the starting point of the funeral procession by five helicopters.

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Ilyushin Il-18D

Reg. CCCP-75464/SSSR-75464 Ilyushin Il-18D c/n 187010401 of Aeroflot but used for the Soviet government for VIP transport. Seen in 1969 here when President Nasser was coming back from a three weeks journey in USSR. These 'hollydays' were in fact used for medical care after a heart attack.

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Episode Four

1979 : Le voyage de Jean-Paul II en Pologne (John Paul II's trip to Poland).

Boeing 727-243/Adv

Reg. I-DIRD Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane Boeing 727-243/Adv "Citta di Bergamo".

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Mil Mi-8S

Two Mil Mi-8S of LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze serial 627 (whith the Pope onboard) and 631.

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Landing at Auschwitz on 7 June.

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Tupolev Tu-134A

Reg. SP-LHD Tupolev Tu-134A of LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze built in 1976.

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Episode Five

1915 : Reportage dans l'Allemagne en guerre.
No aircraft.

Season Seven

Episode One

1959 : Nixon-Khrouchtchev at Moscou.

Boeing VC-137A-BN Stratoliner

S/n 58-6970 Boeing VC-137A-BN (commercial type 707-153 c/n 17925 bought by USAF as VIP transport).

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(red arrow) With an Ilyushin Il-14 in the background.

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With ...
1 : Tupolev Tu-104
2 : four Ilyushin Il-18s
3 : in front of some Tupolev Tu-104s, an Ilyushin Il-12

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The place is Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport on 23rd of July 1959.

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Episode Two

1929. Première expédition américaine au pôle Sud.

Ford Trimotor

Ford Trimotor airplane called the Floyd Bennett (named after the recently deceased pilot of Byrd's previous expeditions).

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After the winter, the aircraft stored in a semi-buried hanger is cleared for reassembly for the next flight over the South Pole.

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Note : nothing is said or display about the two other aircrafts : a Fairchild FC-2W2, NX8006, built in 1928 and named Stars And Stripes nor a Fokker Super Universal monoplane called the Virginia.

Unidentified Aircraft

With Admundsen after a flight done before the first Antarctic expedition.

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Episode Three

1949 : Mao proclame la République populaire de Chine.
No aircraft.

Episode Four

1936 : Le président Roosevelt repart en campagne.
No aircraft.

Episode Five

1959 Départs pour la Corée du Nord.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas

Reg. LN-MOE Reidar Viking Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System. Was scrapped in 1968.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

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Unidentified Japanese Aircraft

From an unidentified Japanese aircraft (the wingtip on the lower right corner, probably displaying the news channel's name).
The red circle to pinpoint a helicopter, two blades and with a shape close to the Bell 47.

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Season Eight

Episode : 1938. Chamberlain cherche la paix avec Hitler

Lockheed L-10A Electra

Reg. G-AEPR with G-AFCS in the background.

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Reg. G-AEPR Lockheed L-10A Electra c/n 1103 of British Airways Ltd. To BOAC (22.8.40) until she crashed at Almaza, Egypt (14 April 1944).
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

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Seen at Heston Aerodrome (London's airport closed on 1947).

(top right) Reg. G-AFCS Lockheed 10A Electra c/n 1025 (former NC14936). Crashed too at Almaza on 19 November 1943.

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Reg. G-AESY Lockheed 10A Electra c/n 1102 to British Airways Ltd on 17 March 1937. Crashed into sea (15 August 1939).
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

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Lockheed 14 Super Electra

Reg. G-AFGN 1900_G-AFGN Lockheed 14-WF62 Super Electra c/n 1467 British Airways Ltd 8/38 > Burnt out in forced landing Luxeuil France on 11 August 1939.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

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De Havilland DH-89 Dragon Rapide

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BFW M.20

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Episode : 1921. Secours international à la famine en Russie

No aircraft.

Episode : 1970. Les funérailles de Charles de Gaulle

No aircraft.

Episode : 1945. Le Japon capitule, l'Amérique est en fête

No aircraft.

Episode : 1946. Le long procès de Tokyo

No aircraft.

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