The IWM Film Archive is the oldest film archive in the UK, holding over 20,000 hours of film, video and digital material and covering the two World Wars and all conflicts involving British or Commonwealth Forces since the start of the Twentieth Century to the present. Our collection also reflects aspects of civilian life in wartime, military life in peacetime, military exercises and operations.
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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.
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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.