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Captured German Aircraft On Display

The unlikely sight of German Luftwaffe aircraft flying low over a Cambridgeshire airfield during the Second World War.

Non-Fiction 1942 9 mins Silent

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Above the famous Duxford airfield in Cambridgeshire, at the height of war with Nazi Germany, Luftwaffe aircraft are flown overhead. The flying demonstrations are however courtesy of mainly captured German aircraft, used by the RAF to help better understand the technology and limitations of their enemy.